Professor in Communication

SUNY Buffalo State

Lou is an Associate Professor in Communication and the Television and Film Arts Program. He teaches Introduction to Visual Communication, Basic Media Production, Writing for Broadcast, Advanced Post Production, Photojournalism, Producing Short Films I, Producing Short Films II, and TFA Senior Projects (Television Pilot development and production)

His student labs work with most of the Adobe Suite of Products, AVID Media Composer, Logic Pro X, Protool and an array of hardware and software. He configured and purchased the AVID ISIS Media Server for classroom and faculty workflow, and he is part of the team responsible for technology evaluation and upgrades for the department. He teaches and works with full prodcution field equipment for video (film) and audio, through the entire post production phase.

Outside of teaching, Lou is an academic advisor and serves on various committees for the department, the school of Arts & Humanities, and committees that serve the College administration and community. He continues his research on the impact and use of social media in within the Communication Program.

He has editied texts for Bridgepoint Education and Oxford University Press. Lou is a member of the Just Buffalo Literary Center and the Short Fiction Writers Guild, and the United University Professionals.




Winter 2019

HWA New York

With a move to the New York City area, Lou will participate with members of the Horror Writers Association New York Chapter in events and other related activities.

SIGN: Audio Book Available

The version of Lou's first novel SIGN, a supernatural thrilller of deception and murder read by actress, Emily Yancey is now available for free. Click here