Union Institute and 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, Saybrook University, Oakland, California
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, Oakland, California
Dr. Asghar Zomorrodian
  • Leadership
  • Public Policy
Professor of Leadership & Public Policy, MA Program

2015 IRB Meeting Dates

IRB Meeting Date Submit Application by Date
January 26, 2015
December 26, 2014
February 16, 2015
January 16, 2015
March 16, 2015
February 16, 2015
April 20, 2015
March 20, 2015
May 18, 2015
April 18, 2015
June 15, 2015
May 15, 2015
July 20, 2015
June 20, 2015
August 17, 2015
July 17, 2015
September 21, 2015
August 21, 2015
October 19, 2015
September 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
October 16, 2015
December 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

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.