Faculty Profiles

Michelle Bombaugh

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Higher Education and Student Affairs

Michelle Bombaugh

Email Address: bombaugh@usf.edu 
Phone Number: 813-974-2576
Office Location: USF Tampa campus

Michelle Bombaugh is an instructor in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Lifelong Learning. She has worked at USF since 2005, holding positions in Undergraduate Admissions, Academic Advising and the Office of Academic Advocacy.

Dr. Bombaugh has a bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College in Music Education and Music Performance, and both an M.Ed in College Student Affairs and a PhD in Higher Education Administration from USF. Her work as a practitioner has primarily focused on student success and she has presented on case management, first-year persistence and predictive analytics at various regional, national and international conferences. Her role in the College of Education will include serving as program coordinator for the M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in College Student Affairs.

Recent Presentations

Knapp, A.; Tod, L.; Bombaugh, M.; Gregg, D.; & Williams, K. (April 26, 2021). Academic Advocacy as a Holistic Support through the Student Lifecycle: A Model for Student Success. Webinar presented as part of the National Student Success Conference Speakers Series 2021.