Ph.D, Communications, University of Washington, 1978
Gerald Baldasty; Professor, and Interim Provost and Executive Vice President, is interested in economic aspects of media; media organizations; media and politics; race, class, and gender.
Vigilante Newspapers: A Tale of Sex, Religion, & Murder in the Northwest (University of Washington Press, 2005).
E.W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers, Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, (1999).
The Commercialization of News in the Nineteenth Century, Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, (1992).
“The Press and Politics in the Age of Jackson,” Journalism Monographs (1984).
Service, Affiliations & Awards
Recipient, UW Distinguished Teaching Award, 2000.
Member, editorial boards for American Journalism, Journalism History, Journalism Educator.
Director, UW Teaching Academy
Member, University Book Store Board of Trustees
Member, UW Press Committee
Co-chair, University of Washington’s two leading lectureships (the Jesse and John Danz Lectureship and the Walker-Ames Lectureship)