IRB Contacts

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IRB Members



Dr. Jon Lasser, IRB Chair

Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology

Dr. Richard Archer


Mr. Joel Barks

Community Representative

Dr. Brandon Beck

Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Denise Gobert

Physical Therapy

Dr. Sean Horan

Communication Studies

Dr. Joseph Kotarba


Dr. Russell Lang

Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Clarena Larrotta

Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology

Mr. Joseph McKenna

Tx School Safety Center

Dr. Shirley Ogletree


Dr. Aimee Roundtree


Ms. Barbara Smith

Student (Prisoner Expert)

Dr. Anne Standiford


Dr. Emily Summers

Curriculum and Instruction

Ms. Susan Thompson

Institutional Research

Dr. Marc Turner

Institutional Research

Sr.Pastor Jarell Sharp

Community member

IRB Consultants



Dr. Eric Schmidt

College of Education

Dr. Lucia Summers

Criminal Justice (Prisoner Expert)

Mr. Scott Medlock

Prisoner Expert

Associate Vice President of Research Office (AVPR)

AVPR Staff


Dr. Michael Blanda, -Asst. VP Research

Office of the AVPR

Sean Rubino, -Director

Office of Research Integrity Compliance (ORIC)

Monica Gonzales, -IRB Regulatory Manager

Office of Research Integrity Compliance (ORIC)

Becky Northcut, -SFI, IACUC, IBC Administrator

Office of Research Integrity Compliance (ORIC)

IRB Meeting Schedule and Deadlines

Most IRB applications qualify for expedited review, meaning they do not require review at a convened meeting of the IRB. Other applications are reviewed at convened meetings of the IRB. These include applications that do not qualify for expedited review. See below regarding the meeting schedule and deadlines to submit your application. If you should have any questions call Monica Gonzales at 512-245-2334.

2016 - 2017 IRB Meeting Schedule

IRB Meeting Date

Submission Deadline

August 17, 2016

August 3, 2016

September 21, 2016

September 7, 2016

October 19, 2016

October 5, 2016

November 16, 2016

November 2, 2016

December 21, 2016

December 7, 2016

January 18, 2017

January 4, 2017

February 15, 2017

February 1, 2017

March 15, 2017

March 1, 2017

April 19, 2017

April 5, 2017

May 17, 2017

May 3, 2017

June 21, 2017

June 7, 2017

July 19, 2017

July 5, 2017