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Institutional Review Board (IRB) on Human Subjects

Dr. Jon Lasser, Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology, Chair (T)

Dr. Richard Archer, Professor, Psychology (T)
Mr. Joel Barks, Representative, Community (T)
Dr. Brandon Beck, Lecturer, Curriculum and Instruction (T)
Dr. E. Amanda Boutot, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (T)
Dr. Denise Gobert, Associate Professor, Physical Therapy (T)
Ms. Monica Gonzales, Compliance Specialist, Office of the Associate Vice President for Research (T)
Dr. Sean Horan, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (T)
Dr. Joseph Kotarba, Professor, Sociology (T)
Dr. Russell Lang, Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (T)
Dr. Clarena Larrotta, Associate Professor, Counseling Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (T)
Mr. Scott Medlock, Prisoner Advocate (T)
Ms. Becky Northcut, Coordinator, Research Integrity Compliance, Office of the Associate Vice President for Research (T)
Dr. Shirley Ogletree, Professor, Psychology (T)
Dr. Lucia Summers Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice (T)
Dr. Aimee Roundtree, Associate Professor, English (T)
Dr. Eric Schmidt, Associate Professor, Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology (T)
Sr. Pastor Jarrell Sharp, Representative, Community (T)
Dr. Anne Standiford, Assistant Professor, St. David's School of Nursing (T)
Dr. Emily Summers, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction (T)
Ms. Susan Thompson, Senior Research Analyst, Institutional Research (T)
Dr. Marc Turner, Research Analyst, Institutional Research (T)

Ex Officio:
Dr. Michael Blanda, Assistant Vice President, Research and Federal Relations (T)

Student Members:
Mr. Joseph McKenna, Student, Criminal Justice (T)
Ms. Barbara Smith, Ph.D. Student, Criminal Justice (T)

Function:
Reviews and approves all research involving human subjects that is performed under the auspices of Texas State, whether or not federal funding is involved.  Establishes procedures and forms to ensure the identification of all proposals that should be sent to the IRB.  Makes recommendations to the Associate Vice President for Research regarding these issues.