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Social/Behavioral Research IRB Members

Note: An IRB may invite individuals with competence in a special area to assist in the review of issues that require expertise beyond or in addition to that available on the IRB. These individuals may not vote with the IRB.

Social/Behavioral Research IRB Members

 

  • Rebecca Sandefur, PhD – Chair
    Associate Professor
    Department of Sociology
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Diane Beck, PhD - Vice-Chair
    Professor
    Psychology
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Anita Balgopal, PhD
    Director
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Howard Berenbaum, PhD
    Professor
    Psychology
    Scientist Affiliate
  • M. Kathleen Buetow, MD
    Carle Clinic
    Urbana on Windsor
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Sheila Ferguson, LCSW
    Scientist Non-Affiliate
  • Jennifer Ford, MS
    Human Subjects Research Specialist
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Susan Fowler, PhD
    Professor
    Special Education 
    Scientist Affilate 
  • Rhonda Kirts, MS
    Associate Dean of Students
    Office of the Dean of Students
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Donald D. Owen, EdD
    Superintendent of Schools
    Urbana School District #116
    Non-Scientist Non-Affiliate
  • Michael Twidale, PhD
    Professor
    Information Sciences
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Ken Vickery, PhD
    Director of External Fellowships & Competitions
    Graduate College
    Scientist Affiliate

Alternate Members

  • Belinda De La Rosa, MPH
    Director, Testing Center & Assessment
    Office of the Dean of Students
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Patricia Jones
    Associate Director of Research
    Beckman Institute
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Sandra Jones
    Non-Scientist Non-Affiliate
  • Michelle Lore, MS
    Human Subjects Research Coordinator
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Rebecca Miller, MSW
    Human Subjects Research Specialist
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Alisa Ortiz, MP
    Human Subjects Research Specialist
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate
  • Ada Sum, MD
    Carle Clinic
    Urbana on Windsor
    Scientist Affiliate
  • Dustin Yocum, MA
    Human Subjects Research Manager
    Office for the Protection of Research Subjects
    Non-Scientist Affiliate

Prisoner Representative

Counts toward a quorum of Subpart C Review.

  • Jessie Krienert, PhD
    Professor
    Criminal Justice Sciences Prisoner Representative
    Illinois State University
    Scientist Non-Affiliate

Alternate Prisoner Representative

  • Rebecca Ginsburg, PhD, JD
    Associate Professor
    Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
    Scientist Affiliate