Elihu Katz, Ph.D.

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


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

Research Interests

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