Kimberley L. Kinsley, Senior Lecturer in the College of Business, 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, a public defender, an in-house counsel for a major defense contractor and as a federal tort claims attorney.
Kinsley can speak knowledgeably about technology law, information and privacy law, criminal law and Constitutional law. She teaches classes in business law, commercial law, and a graduate course in information and technology law and in emerging technologies law.
Kinsley is an active member of the California State Bar. She 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 during UMW’s 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 a chapter on employment law, and in several journals on the topic of technology and the law, and in two case journals concerning commercial law.