Union Institute & University IRB Members

Member Specialty Affiliation
Dr. Anna Blair
  • Health Communication
  • Maternal Child Health
  • Lactation Counseling
MA Program Advisor; BS Program Advisor & Faculty
Dr. James Caraway
  • Philosophy and Systematic Theology
  • Higher Educational Administration and Supervision
Ed.D. Program Advisor & Faculty
Dr. Mary Ginn
  • Business Administration
  • Adult Education
Director, International Student Services and IRB
Lawrence Hibbert, MS
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Justice
Florida BS Program Faculty
Dr. William Lax
  • Clinical Psychology
Dean, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) program

Dr. Nathan Long

  • Educational Foundations
  • Sociology of Education
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Historiography

Unaffiliated. President, The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Jennifer Raymond
  • Public Policy
  • Research Methods
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program Faculty
Linda Van Volkenburgh, BS
  • English
Director of Institutional Research, Alternate
Dr. Chris Voparil
  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • American Pragmatism
  • Feminist Political Thought
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program Faculty, Alternate
Dr. M. Willson Williams (Chair)
  • Counseling
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Unaffiliated. Chair, School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Saybrook University, San Francisco, California

Dr. Asghar Zomorrodian
  • Leadership
  • Public Policy
Professor of Leadership & Public Policy, MA Program

2014 IRB Meeting Dates

IRB Meeting Date Submit Application by Date
January 27, 2014
December 27, 2013
February 17, 2014
January 17, 2014
March 17, 2014
February 17, 2014
April 21, 2014
March 21, 2014
May 19, 2014
April 19, 2014
June 16, 2014
May 16, 2014
July 21, 2014
June 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
July 18, 2014
September 15, 2014
August 15, 2014
October 20, 2014
September 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
October 17, 2014
December 15, 2014
November 15, 2014

IRB members review applications for studies inolving more than minimal risk—for full review—during monthly meetings.

Exempt and expedited study reviews may be conducted by the IRB at any time.