Prof. Rollins is an attorney for the Federal Public Defender's Capital Habeas Unit in Tallahassee, Florida. She previously served as law clerk to the Honorable J. Phil Gilbert of the Southern District of Illinois, the Honorable Harris Hartz of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the honorable Staci M. Yandle of the Southern District of Illinois. Prof. Rollins earned her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law and a graduate certificate in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies from Southern Illinois University. She joined the SIU faculty in 2013 and has taught Introduction to Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, The Wire: Crime, Law & Policy Implications, and Wrongful Convictions.