Andrea L. Dennis

Andrea L. Dennis holds the John Byrd Martin Chair of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law and was formerly an assistant federal public defender. A co-author of Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America, she lives in Athens, Georgia.

News and Reviews


Chosen by Okayplayer as one of the 15 Great Hip-Hop Books Published in 2019

The Crime Report

Read a Q&A interview with Rap on Trial authors Erik Nielson and Andrea L. Dennis in The Crime Report.

Boston Review

Read an excerpt from Rap on Trial in the Boston Review.

Library Journal

“An urgent call to action. Recommended for anyone concerned with social justice.”

Books by Andrea L. Dennis

Rap on Trial
Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America

Erik Nielson, Andrea L. Dennis