Kelli Rodriguez Currie

Kelli Rodriguez Currie

Director of Graduate Studies and Sports Law Program

 Sullivan Hall 209L


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  • Business Law
  • Sport Law
  • Arts & Entertainment Law


  • BS, California University of Pennsylvania, Sport Management-Wellness & Fitness, Summa Cum Laude, 2011
  • MSAL, Seattle University, 2014
  • JD, Seattle University School of Law, Cum Laude, 2014


Kelli Rodriguez Currie is the Director of Master of Legal Studies (MLS) and Sports Law Program at Seattle University School of Law and the Advisory Board Chair to the MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management program in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University. Kelli teaches sports law, and she has taught many courses throughout the Seattle University community, including business law, sport management and organizational structures, ethical and leadership considerations in sport, and legal issues in arts and entertainment management. Her research interests include the student-athlete experience, NCAA compliance, collective bargaining and employment considerations, and she has published on topics including Title IX, NCAA eligibility, and the use of cannabinoids in sport medicine.

Ms. Rodriguez is Chicana and a first-generation college student and law student. She earned her Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law, her Master of Sports Administration and Leadership from Seattle University, and her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from California University of Pennsylvania. Kelli uses she/her pronouns.