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Kim  Golombisky

Kim Golombisky

Kim Golombisky
Associate Professor and Graduate Director


Office: CMC 202N



A former advertising and public relations professional, Kim “Dr. G.” Golombisky has been teaching at USF since 1993.

Before joining the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies in 2011, she was a message specialist in the USF School of Mass Communications and an affiliate faculty member in Women’s and Gender Studies. She also has been visiting faculty for diversity at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies.

She has chaired both the President’s Title IX Advisory Committee at USF and the Women’s Caucus of the National Communication Association. She is a recipient of the Top Scholar Award from the Organization for Research on Women and Communication.

Her feminist scholarship focuses on constructions of gender in public discourse, including education, mass media, and popular culture.


Ph.D., Communication, University of South Florida, Tampa, 2001

M.A., Mass Communications, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1995

B.A., Journalism, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1982