Kimberley L. Kinsley, Assistant Professor in the College of Business Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems, earned a J.D. (1987) and a M.A. in international politics and economics (1987) from the University of Detroit, and a B.S. in business management (1983) from the University of Maryland.
Prior to joining the Mary Washington faculty in 2007, Kinsley had a varied legal career, working as a solo law practitioner in Denver, a public defender in San Diego, an in-house counsel for a major defense contractor and as a military attorney working for the U.S. Navy and for the U.S. Naval Reserves.
Kinsley can speak knowledgeably about technology law, information and privacy law, criminal law and Constitutional law. She teaches classes in business law and in economics, and she has designed new graduate courses in information and technology law and in emerging technologies law.
Kinsley is an active member of the California State Bar. She recently became a Certified Information Privacy Professional after passing two exams sponsored by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She was the 2009 recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award for the Stafford campus. She has served as an invited guest speaker at several of the annual Stafford County economic forums, and at the 2010 UMW Alumni College where she discussed privacy law.
She has presented her research at conferences including the Federation of Business Disciplines annual meeting, the Association for Business Communication Southwestern conference, and the Decision Sciences Institute’s Southwest Region conference. In addition, Kinsley has served as the session chair of the “General Issues in Communication” session for the Association for Business Communication’s Southwestern conference.
Kinsley published six law-related articles in the summer of 2010 with online resource forums. Read her article “Ideas for Teaching Civil Litigation.” She also published a short story in the anthology The Other Side of the Doorbell: An Anthology of Short Stories (2004).