Loyola University Chicago

Instructional Technology & Research Support

Information Technology Services

Staff Directory

ITRS is composed of full-time professionals 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.

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

Katherine Chavez Dominik 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.

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.

Sarah Kentner, Educational Technologist | ext. 8-2879 | skentner@luc.edu

Sarah Kentner is an Educational Technologist at Loyola University Chicago. She supports faculty and staff in design, development and implementation of content for their courses. She completed her master's in Educational Technology at Western Michigan University and obtained a bachelor's degree in Education from Lake Superior State University. Prior to Loyola, Sarah taught for five years, with a main focus on helping K-12 teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. 

Katie Motush, Technology Coordinator | ext. 8-7656 | kmotush@luc.edu

Katie Motush is a Technology Coordinator at Loyola University Chicago. In this role she provides support for classroom technology and consultation for new and remodeled learning spaces. Prior to Loyola, Katie supported classroom technology at Fordham University in New York. She has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University where she studied film and sound design, and outside of work she has had years of experience recording and editing various audio projects in Pro Tools.

Jennifer Narula, Online Educational Technologist | ext. 8-7661 | jnarula@luc.edu


Jennifer Narula is an Online Educational Technologist at Loyola University Chicago where she supports faculty in the use of e-learning technologies to enhance teaching and online learning.  Jennifer provides support for Sakai at Loyola where she assisted with the transition of their learning management systems.  Jennifer completed her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has a Bachelor’s degree in Education also from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  Prior to working at Loyola University Chicago, Jennifer taught for six years, including three years of teaching online.  She regularly leads online and in-person trainings on educational technologies throughout the university where she specializes in synchronous teaching sessions utilizing the Adobe Connect platform.

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

Sean Ohlinger is a Senior Academic 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.

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, a master's degree in human services administration from National-Louis University, and a certificate in distance education from 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

Joseph Catotal, Nawapasha Chandpasha, Thomas Hafer, Rayyan Mohammed Jaweed, Yakun Liu, Jonah Murray, Amtur Ruqiya, John Scott, Yash Shah, Syed Kamal Ul Haq

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


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


Research Assistant | stat-help@luc.edu

Melissa David