Lisa Laplante


Marquette University Law School Deputy Director, Praxis Institute for Social Justice

Lisa received her law degree from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern merit scholar. She participated in Peru's political transition in various capacities for six years, beginning as a researcher with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission under a grant from the Notre Dame University Transitional Justice Program. She co-founded and is deputy director of the Praxis Institute for Social Justice.  She was a member at the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (2007-2008), and now serves as a visiting assistant professor of law at Marquette University Law School.