Cinema/Television Expert at Willamette

Elizabeth Monk DaleyElizabeth Monk Daley, recognized internationally for her knowledge and experience in cinema and television, will lecture at Willamette University Thursday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the Hatfield Room of the Hatfield Library at the University. The title of her lecture is "Crossing the Real Digital Divide: From Printed Text to Multimedia." Her presentation is free and open to the public.

Daley, dean of the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television since 1991, was named as the first holder of Steven J. Ross/Time Warner Inc. Dean's Chair in 1994. She also serves as executive director of the Annenberg Center for Communication.

Prior to joining USC, Daley served as executive director of Taper Media Enterprises and as a producer for MGM/UA Television. Her television credits include "Right to Kill?" for ABC, "Tell Them I'm a Mermaid" and "Who Parks in Those Spaces" for Embassy Television, and "Vestige of Honor" for CBS.

Daley has served as a consultant to a variety of organizations and is on the boards of the Center for Governmental Studies, the Benton Foundation, AVID Technology and the Museum of TV and Radio-California.

The speaker has been honored by American Women in Radio and Television and was twice nominated for a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award. She has received a Cine Golden Eagle, the Barbara Jordan Award and the California Governor's Award.

Daley earned a doctorate in film and theatre from the University of Wisconsin, a master's degree from Tulane University and a bachelor's degree from Newcomb College.