Kelly Collinsworth

Kelly Collinsworth

Lecturer Experiential Learning

LAW SCHOOL

School of Law 203

Phone: (605) 658-3538

Email: Kelly.Collinsworth@usd.edu

Research Interests:

Access to Justice, Experiential Learning, Civic Education, Law and Popular Culture


Education:

  • JD, The Ohio State University College of Law, 1997
  • BA, Political Science, Georgetown College, 1993

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Licensed to Practice in South Dakota, South Dakota State Bar
  • Admitted to Practice in the Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Federal Court
  • License to Practice Law in Kentucky, Kentucky State Bar Association

Publications:

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  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Magical Thinking: Using Popular Culture to Teach Undergrads Legal Analysis, in The Media Method: Teaching Law With Popular Culture 489 (Christine Corcos ed., 2019)..
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. "I will have order": A Potterish Examination of Authoritarian School Discipline Trends and Reactions, in From Here to Hogwarts: Essays On Harry Potter Fandom and Fiction 7 (Christopher E. Bell ed., 2015)..
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Pop Culture in the Classroom and Beyond: Using Harry Potter as a Portkey for Civics Education and Community Involvement, in Law and Popular Culture: International Perspectives (Michael Asimow, Kathryn Brown & David Ray Papke eds., 2014)..
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Access to Justice From Coast to Coast, Paralegal Educator, Spring 2011, at 51..
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Clients in Context: Creating Client Interaction Experiences for Paralegal Students Through Service Learning, Paralegal Educator, Fall 2010, at 38..

Presentations:

  • Collinsworth, Kelly, Murphy, Dianna, Holland, Mary, Kissock, Suzanne, Bennett, Rachel, Boyle, Deborah. Traveling Beyond the Classroom: Integrating Travel into Your Curriculum. Presented at the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) Annual Conference, Newport, RI. (November 2, 2018)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly, Murphy, Dianna, . Service Learning & Clinical Experience. Presented at the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. (October 15, 2016)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly, Mitchell, Keeley, . Building Pedagogical Bridges with Pop Culture. Presented at the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. (October 14, 2016)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly, Durocher, Kristina. Developing Activism through Popular Culture in a Freshman Seminar. Presented at the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (November 2015)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Bankruptcy and Debt Collection for paralegals. Presented at the Kentucky Paralegal Association CLE, Morehead, KY. (April 2015)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Pop Culture in the Classroom and Beyond: Using Harry Potter as a Portkey for Legal Education and Community Involvement. Presented at the Law and Popular Culture: International Perspectives, Tilburg, Netherlands. (June 6, 2013)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly, Green, Seth, . Revealing the Value of a Service-Learning Learning Community to a University. Presented at the Gulf South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education, Louisville, KY. (February 2013)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Using Popular Culture to Enhance Student Engagement and Create Service Learning Opportunities. Presented at the Gulf South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education, Louisville, KY. (February 2013)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly, Murphy, Dianna. Access to Justice Panel: Thoughts on Service Learning for Programs in Rural Areas. Presented at the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. (November 4, 2011)
  • Collinsworth, Kelly. Using the Wizarding World as a Port Key for Civics Education. Presented at the Replacing Wands to Quills: A Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars, Harrisonburg, VA. (November 2011)