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Institutional Review Board (IRB) on Human Subjects

Dr. Jon Lasser, Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology, Chair (T)
Ms. Monica Gonzales, Compliance Specialist, Research and Sponsored Programs (T) - IRB Administrator

Dr. Richard Archer, Professor, Psychology
Dr. Shetay Ashford, Assistant Professor, Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership
Dr. Tricia Burke, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Dr. Denise Gobert, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy
Ms. Laura Hearnsberger, Community Representative, San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District
Dr. Shayne Jones, Professor, Criminal Justice
Dr. Russell Lang, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (T)
Dr. Joseph McKenna, Grant Senior Coordinator, Texas School Safety Center
Dr. Joni Mettler, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance
Dr. Christine Norton, Associate Professor, Social Work
Dr. Araceli Ortiz, Research Associate Professor, LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research
Dr. Eric Paulson, Professor, The Graduate College
Dr. Keisha Ray, Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Dr. Steven Rayburn II, Assistant Professor, Marketing
Dr. Aimee Roundtree, Associate Professor, English
Dr. Pamela Willson, Program Faculty, St. David's School of Nursing

Ex Officio:
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations (T)
Mr. Sean Rubino, Director, Research Integrity and Compliance (T)

Alternate Members:
Dr. Sean Horan, Associate Professor, Communication
Dr. Joseph Kotarba, Professor, Sociology
Dr. Clarena Larrotta, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology
Mr. Robby Longoria, Senior Administrative Assistant, Honors College
Ms. Rebecca Manzanares, Community Representative, Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos
Dr. Star Mitchell, Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing
Dr. Gregory Moore, Corridor Medical Clinic
Dr. Shirley Ogletree, Retired Faculty, Psychology
Dr. Joseph Sokal, Physician, Student Health Center
Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Institutional Research
Dr. Marc Turner, Research Analyst, Institutional Research
Dr. Hyunwoo Yoon, Assistant Professor, Social Work

Function:
The IRB ensures adherence to all federal, state, local, and institutional regulations concerning the protection of human subjects in research.  All human research conducted by Texas State faculty, staff, and students must receive IRB review and approval prior to commencement.