Media Rep Contact

Chris Roberts (primary)
512 471 7330

David A Anderson

Professor, School of Law

Phone: +1 512 232 1365

A specialist in torts and mass communications law, Professor Anderson has a particular interest in the law of libel and privacy. Professor Anderson worked as a journalist for several years before entering law school, where he was an editor of the Texas Law Review.


Torts, mass communications law, and the law of libel and privacy.

He is co-author of Mass Media Law (Foundation, 7th ed., 2005) and Cases and Materials on Torts (West, 3d ed., 2004).

His many articles include "Freedom of the Press" (Texas Law Review, 2002), "Is Libel Law Worth Reforming?" (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1991) and "The Origins of the Press Clause" (UCLA Law Review, 1983).