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Northwestern School of Communication

Lawrence W. Lichty

Professor Emeritus
Lawrence W. Lichty

Lawrence Lichty’s research interests include media history, programs history, audience research, and documentary.


  • PhD Speech (Radio-Television), Sociology, Ohio State University
  • MA Speech (Radio-Television Programming), Ohio State University
  • AB Telecommunications, University of Southern California, cum laude

Recent Publications

  • Webster, James G., Patricia F. Phalen, and Lawrence W. Lichty (2014) Ratings Analysis: Audience Measurement and Analytics. Fourth Edition. Routhledge.