Kelli Rodriguez Currie
Kelli Rodriguez Currie (she/her) is the Director for Graduate Studies for the Seattle University School of Law where she oversees both the on-campus and online graduate programs. Prior to moving back across campus and into Sullivan Hall, Kelli served as Acting Director of the MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management Program in the Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics, where she continues to serve as the Chair of the Advisory Board to the program.
Kelli is a 2014 graduate of the Seattle University School of Law, where she earned both a Juris Doctor and a Master of Sport Administration and Leadership. Following graduation, she clerked for Division II of the Washington State Appellate Courts. Kelli returned to the SeattleU community following her clerkship and began teaching several courses in business law, sport law, and sport and entertainment management; her research interests include the student-athlete experience and collegiate athletics compliance. Prior to pursuing her law degree, Kelli spent several years in technology and business leadership, designing and implementing programs to support both internal and external users in the Internet and telecommunications industries. She has developed and deployed curriculum, compliance policies, and risk management procedures for call center operations, software implementation, and the launch of communications spacecraft. Read Faculty Spotlight Blog.