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Meetings & Membership

IRB meetings AY 2019-2020

When:The Institutional Review Board (IRB) meets the third Friday of each month during the academic year (see below for actual dates).
Where: Social Sciences Building, room 302 , or in a videoconference format. 
When: 1:30 p.m.

Note: The IRB agenda is finalized two weeks prior to the meeting. IRB studies requiring full board review must be determined to be Administratively Complete at least two weeks prior to the IRB meeting. Incomplete submissions will be delayed to a later agenda once the submission package has been determined to be Administratively Complete.

Meeting Dates: 

Summer meetings are subject to necessity and the ability to make quorum. 

Semester IRB Meeting Dates
Spring 2020 January 17 February 21 March 20 April 17  May 7th (Thurs)
(Submission Deadline of April 30th, 12pm)

Summer 2020 TBD TBD      
Fall 2020 August 21 September 18 October 16 November 20 December 18

IRB Committee Members:

Committee Member Affiliation Contact Information
Dr. Robert Boeckmann, Chairperson Professor
Psychology Department
Dr. Stephanie Bauer Associate Professor
Philosophy Department
Dr. Gloria Eldridge Professor
Psychology Department
Dr. Ronald Everett Associate Professor
Justice Center
Dr. Chad Farrell Professor
Sociology Department
Ms. Rosyland Frazier Sr. Research Professional
Institute of Social & Economic Research (ISER)
Ms. Marla Greenstein Non-Affiliated Member
Dr. Virgene Hanna Non-Affiliated Member  
Dr. Travis Hedwig Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
Health Sciences Department
Dr. Lance Howe Associate Professor
Economics & Public Policy Department
Dr. David Tarcy Non-Affiliated Member  
Dr. Angelia Trujillo Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Ms. Sharon Smith Non-Affiliated Member
Correctional Psychology