Gregory A. Borchard

Professor, Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies
Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
Expertise: Journalism History, Research Methods, Reporting


Gregory Borchard is professor of mass communication and journalism with UNLV's Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. Borchard focuses in journalism history, reporting, and research methods.

Borchard's publications include the books A Narrative History of the American Press (Routledge, 2018), Lincoln Mediated: The President and the Press through Nineteenth-Century Media (Transaction, 2015), Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley (Southern Illinois University Press, 2011), and Journalism in the Civil War Era (Peter Lang, 2010). His manuscripts appear in Journalism and Communication MonographsAmerican JournalismJournalism History, and The Journal of Popular Culture. A former newspaper reporter, he has written for the Minnesota Daily.

In 2018, Borchard was named the editor for the Journalism History, the official academic journal of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s History Division. 


  • Ph.D., Mass Communication, University of Florida
  • M.A., Mass Communication, University of Minnesota
  • B.A., History, University of Minnesota

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