Elihu Katz, Ph.D.

Distinguished Trustee Professor of Communication
Professor of Sociology (secondary appointment)

Research Description: 

Functions and effects of mass media in different social systems; diffusion of ideas and innovations; dynamics of public opinion. Recent studies of the live broadcasting of political ceremony, the reception of American popular culture overseas, public opinion in conflict situations, pre-election polling

Contact Information: 

The Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania
3620 Walnut Street, Room 301
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Telephone: 215.898.7041

Email: ekatz@asc.upenn.edu