Communication Studies Adjuncts
Elizabeth (Lisa) Daly brings significant marketing and teaching experience to Loyola's School of Communications. Since 2007, she has been an English rhetoric instructor at Triton College. There, she also serves as an enrollment facilitator and on the college curriculum committee. Daly has additional teaching experience across grades K-12.
Concurrently, she has been engaged in all aspects of marketing/public relations. She began her career as Communications Associate for American Century Investors in Kansas City.
As Associate Editor of Employee Communications for Citibank in Chicago, she developed CEO/senior management and retail branch/human resource publications, speeches and videos. Daly received Citibank's Worldwide Service Excellence Award and an award from the International Association of Business Communicators.
She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and master's degrees in English and Teaching.
Beth Hoover is a screenwriter and half of an award-winning writing team with writing partner, Gar. Her work has taken top honors at film festivals nationwide and garnered recognition from prestigious writing competitions such as Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope and the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She teaches screenwriting at Second City and has a feature in development with Michael Urie and Sandra Bernhard among the attached cast. She is also a co-founder at ideafarm, a branding and digital content agency, and earlier was a journalist and copywriter. Beth is on the advisory board for Women In Film, having previously served on its board of directors, and was among the organization's first screenwriting mentors. She is a native of Monterey, Calif.
Gary (“Gar”) Hoover is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright. As a team with his writing partner, Beth, his work has been recognized by more than two dozen film festivals and competitions nationwide, taking grand prize in eight. He has a feature in development and is working on several film, TV and stage projects while teaching advanced screenwriting at the world-renowned Second City, where he is a Film and TV faculty member. Gar is also the creative director and a founding partner of ideafarm, a branding and digital content agency that helps entrepreneurial companies tell their stories to the marketplace. Gar is an accomplished photographer whose street art series on the Berlin Wall is on exhibit in Chicago. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and is represented by a New York-based literary agency.
Milan Pribisic has successfully integrated a passion for theatre with a strong knowledge of communication arts into the classroom since becoming a member of Loyola’s faculty in 2004 where he teaches Communication Practices and Communication Processes.
Having received his PhD in theater studies from Kent State University, and an MA in Cultural Studies from the University of Belgrade in (the former) Yugoslavia, Dr. Pribisic’s areas of research include the history of media and comparative analysis of media with a focus on how LBGTQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender, Queer) issues are presented in American media.
Dr. Pribisic has been published internationally and is also proficient in Italian, French, and German.
When asked about his teaching philosophy, Dr. Pribisic said, simply “Learning is pleasure.” His favorite book is The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, by Yukio Mishima.
Filmmaker and Loyola alumnus, Felix Pineiro, has worked on more then 30 film and video projects. Among his projects were The Misadventures of Frank & Martha, screened at the Cannes Film Festival under the Short Film Corner in 2008 and a documentary short for the Council of American-Islamic Relations Jihad: The Unholy War Against Arabs and Muslims in America.
He is currently the CEO of BAILOUT Pictures/F. Stop Fitgerald, Chicago and was the Department Head of Production at the Lakeshore Theater, Chicago.Pineiro earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film Directing from EICAR- the International Film School of Paris, and BAs from Loyola University Chicago in Communication and International Film and Media Studies. He also studied at the Unviersity of Sterling in the UK, studying television production and documentary analysis.
Stosnider's arts writing has appeared in Photography and Culture (U.K.), the Journal of Artists Books, Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, and CITY (Rochester, New York's alternative weekly). His critical writing focuses on the immersive visual, mental, and emotional experience of art, offering historical and social context while recounting the mood created by the unique convergence of art, venue, and viewer.
Stosnider has a Master of Fine Arts, in Visual Studies as am Artist in Residence from the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.; a Certificate, Fine Art Photography from Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Wash. and a BA in History and American Studies, from George Washington University, Washinton.
Tom Weinberg, founder and director of Media Burn Independent Video, will be team teaching Cinema History: Independent Film and Video with Associate Professor Elizabeth Coffman in Fall 2009. Weinberg, a television producer, has guest lectured at the Benton Broadcast Project at the University of Chicago and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and has also taught at Columbia College, Chicago.
Weinberg is chair and executive producer of Fund for Innovation and president of TWTV Inc., Chicago. He has an MBA in management and marketing from New York University and a BA in Journalism and Economics fromt the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.