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Bettina Love    

Award-Winning Author

Bettina Love is an Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia. She is the author of We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom and Hip Hop's Li'l Sistas Speak: Negotiating Hip Hop Identities and Politics in the New South.

Dr. Love's writing has been featured in the English Journal, Urban Education, The Urban Review, and Journal of LGBT Youth. She has edited a special issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies. Her research in Hip Hop education focuses on how urban youth negotiate Hip Hop music and culture to form social, cultural, and political identities.

In 2014, Dr. Love was the inaugural recipient of the Michael F. Adams award from the University of Georgia.

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