A communications professional with extensive academic and journalistic experience, Matt Golosinski joined Northwestern in 1999 and served in various editorial leadership roles at the Kellogg School of Management until 2011. Between 2011 and 2015 he worked as a speechwriter and communications consultant for corporate and higher education clients on three continents, before returning to Northwestern in his current capacity where he supports leadership’s strategic communications goals. While at Kellogg, he worked closely with the dean and senior associate deans to promote the academic brand and spur alumni engagement and philanthropy.
He also wrote a book-length history of the school—Wide Awake in the Windy City—published in 2008 to celebrate the Kellogg centennial. Earlier in his career, Golosinski wrote frequently on music and art for alternative weeklies such as the Phoenix New Times. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where he also studied neuropharmacology. He received a master’s degree in English/rhetoric with an emphasis on film studies from Northern Illinois University. He also is a graduate of the Kellogg Management Institute (KMI) program.