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Instructional Technology & Research Support

Staff Directory

ITRS is composed of full-time professionals, graduate assistants, and skilled student workers. We invite you to get to know our team. To request assistance, please contact the ITS Help Desk at ext. 8-4ITS or helpdesk@luc.edu. For general questions or suggestions, send an email to itrs@luc.edu. We look forward to working with you!


Christina Bello, Educational Technologist | ext. 5-6650 | cbello@luc.edu 

‌Christina Bello is an Educational Technologist at Loyola University Chicago. She assists faculty and staff with developing multimedia and e-Learning content for their courses.   She completed her Master of Education in Educational Technology at Loyola University in 2007. She has a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Film and Media Studies and a minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Florida. She specializes in film/video production.


Joseph Brunner, Classroom Technician | ext. 5-6646 | jbrunn1@luc.edu

Joseph Brunner is a Classroom Technician at Loyola University Chicago. He assists faculty with using technology in teaching and provides general on-site support for class­rooms and events. In a previous position at Loyola, Joe worked for the University Center for Instructional Design as Manager of Instructional Environments for the Water Tower Campus. Before joining Loyola, Joe supervised Audio Visual Services at Marriott’s Lin­colnshire Resort and was the Media Services Manager at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. He received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications and television productions from Columbia College, and a master’s degree in communication science with emphasis on education technology from Governors State University.


Katherine Chavez Dominik, Technology Coordinator | ext. 8-7329 | kchavez@luc.edu

Chavez is a Technology Coordinator at Loyola University Chicago. In this role she oversees the audio-visual needs for special events such as the President’s State of the University and live streaming of Commencement ceremonies. She also provides support and consultation for classrooms. Prior to Loyola, she worked with the­ater companies throughout Chicago engineering and producing sound for plays and musicals. Kathy has worked with talented artists such as Michael Ingersoll from the Jersey Boys Chicago, the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, the comedic ensemble Second City, and many others. Kathy has a bachelor’s degree in audio arts and acoustics from Columbia College.


Jack Corliss, Senior Analyst | ext. 8-7606 | jcorlis@luc.edu

Jack Corliss is a Senior Analyst with ITRS. In this role he has been working in academic computing at Loyola for the past 35 years and has worked with faculty, graduate students, and staff in their use of research tools, including statistical programs (e.g., SPSS, SAS) and online survey generation tools (e.g., Opinio, Snap Survey) to conduct academic research and program evaluation. Jack has worked with developing and managing university teacher-evaluation initiatives for the past 30 years. Presently, Jack serves on the Institutional Research Board for protection of human research participants. Jack holds a bachelor's degree in theology with a minor in computer science from Loyola University Chicago, a master's degree in research methodology from Loyola University Chicago, and a certificate in law enforcement from Kent State University Police Academy. 


Lauree Garvin, Senior Educational Technologist | ext. 8-7653 | lgarvin@luc.edu

Lauree Garvin is a Senior Educational Technologist at Loyola University Chicago. She assists faculty, students, and staff in their use of research tools, including statistical programs (e.g., SPSS, Stata, HLM, Lisrel), online survey generation tools (e.g., Opinio, Snap Survey), and qualitative data analysis (e.g., NVivo) to conduct academic research and program evaluation. Prior to coming to Loyola, Lauree worked in a variety of capacities including researcher, data manager, program evaluator, and project manager for grant-supported projects at the Chapin Hall Center for Children, the Donors’ Forum of Chicago, and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Lauree has a bachelor’s degree in history and anthropology and a master’s degree in sociology.


Sean Ohlinger, Technology Coordinator | ext. 8-2939 | sohling@luc.edu

Sean Ohlinger is a Technology Coordinator at Loyola University Chicago. In this role he directly supports the audio-visual needs of the classrooms. He also provides consultation in the design and build of new learning spaces, and oversees the administration of several academic-related systems. Sean continues to explore emerging technologies for possible adoption in the classroom. Prior to Loyola, Sean studied at Wright College and the University of Illinois in the computer/electrical engineering field. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Loyola University Chicago and is currently working on his master’s degree. Additionally, Sean is pursuing Crestron Programming Certification.


Jennifer Tyler, Online Educational Technologist | ext. 8-7661 | jtyler1@luc.edu

Jennifer Tyler is an Online Educational Technologist at Loyola University Chicago.  She supports faculty and staff in e-learning and development of online course content.  Jennifer completed her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2008.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Education also from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  Jennifer has six years of teaching experience, including three years of online teaching for a virtual charter school in Pennsylvania.  She specializes in synchronous teaching sessions utilizing the Adobe Connect platform.


Liz Van Kleeck, Educational Technologist | ext. 8-7656 | lvankle@luc.edu

Liz Van Kleeck is an Educational Technologist, supporting faculty and staff in e-learning and digital multimedia design, development, and implementation. Liz has been working in Academic Technology Services at Loyola for six years. She received her Master of Education in Educational Technology from Loyola University Chicago and a Certificate of Professional Development in Distance Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Liz previously held the position of Librarian for Academic Technology at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where she designed, developed and co-taught the graduate level course “Practices and Skills to Support a Parish Ministry” and was co-recipient of an award for course design.


Tim Walker, ITRS Manager | ext. 8-2960 | twalker1@luc.edu

Tim Walker is the Manager of Instructional Technology and Research Support at Loyola University Chicago. He oversees the support function for both on ground and online courses including the University's learning management system and 300 electronic classrooms. His team also serves as an assessment and evaluation resource to faculty, staff, and students. Prior to joining Loyola, Tim served as the Director of Technology for the McCormick Tribune Center at National-Louis University. In this role he assisted faculty and administrators with integrating technology into teaching and learning, as well as into general business practices. He has published several articles and is a regular presenter at national conferences. Tim holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marquette University and a master's degree in human services administration from National-Louis University. In addition, he recently completed the Distance Education Certificate Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Paul Zlatkin, Classroom Technician | ext. 8-2670 | pzlatkin@luc.edu

Paul Zlatkin is a Classroom Technician at Loyola University Chicago. He assists faculty, staff, and students with using technology in a wide array of learning spaces. He provides support both on-site and via a distance for classes and events. Paul has over 10 years experience at Loyola providing technical support for audio visual equipment and is well versed in support services for higher education.


Classroom Assistants | ext. 8-4ITS, helpdesk@luc.edu

Hiba Anwer, Xue Bai, Han Bao, Tracey Baylis, Stephanie Buffamonte, Matthew Fazendin, Elijah Goble, Thomas Hafer, William Horwitz, Jacob Hostetler, Addison Jacobs, Michael La, Thomas Latronica, Alexandra Nine, Ifeanyi Okocha, Farhan Osmani, John Scott, Victor Sladowski

Data Assistant(s) | ext. 8-7729, itrs@luc.edu

Patrick Hannon

Office Assistant(s) | ext. 8-7134, itrs@luc.edu

Sharvari Kulkarni

Research Assistant(s) | stat-help@luc.edu

Ta Zhi Ong, Yuling Xiong

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Instructional Technology and Research Support (ITRS)
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