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School of Communication

Communication Studies Adjuncts

Beth Hoover
Gary Hoover
Felix Pineiro
Milan Pribisic
Luke Stosnider
Tom Weinberg


‌Elizabeth (Lisa) Daly brings significant marketing and teaching experience to Loyola's School of Communication.  Since 2012, she has been an instructor for COMM 103 and COMM 210, and has also taught BSAD 220 for the Quinlan School of Business.

From 2007 through 2013, Daly was also an English rhetoric instructor at Triton College.  There, she served 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.


Gar Hoover is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker whose work with longtime collaborator Beth has taken top honors at independent film festivals across the country. He is currently developing several series projects and is at work on a feature documentary. In addition to teaching screenwriting and Story for Film & TV at Loyola, Gar is a member of the Film & TV faculty at Second City, the world's largest training center for comedy writing and improvisational theatre.


Beth Hoover is an award-winning screenwriter whose work with Gar has garnered recognition from American Zoetrope, Austin Film Festival, Moondance, L.A. Comedy Shorts, the Nicholl Fellowships and more than two dozen other festivals and writing competitions. In addition to feature projects, she's developing a comedy series and produces branded entertainment content for corporate clients. Beyond Loyola, she teaches film and TV courses as a team with Gar in Second City's professional writing program.

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 University of Sterling in the UK, studying television production and documentary analysis. 


Digital photographer, Luke Strosnider, is a freelance web designer as well, and Website Editor for Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism.

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, Washington.


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 from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.



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