Texas Tech University

IRB Committee Members

The IRB is composed of faculty members from various disciplines within the education, social, and behavioral sciences as well as community members.

The IRB operates under the guidance of the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). HRPP provides clarification and guidance, develops educational programs and materials, maintains regulatory oversight, and provides advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and behavioral research.

CHAIRS
Name Term College/Dept. MS Phone

Scott Burris, Ph.D.

(Chair, Scientific)

2019

Ag Education & Communications

2131

806-834-8689

Malinda Colwell, Ph.D.

(Associate Chair, Scientific)

2019

Human Devel. & Family Studies

1162

806-834-4179

MEMBERS
Name Term College/Dept.

Jessica Alquist, Ph.D.
(Scientific)

2019

Psychological Sciences

Eric Cardella, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2019

Rawls College of Business

Amanda Chattin
(Non-Scientific)

2019

History

Joaquin Gonzales, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2019

Kinesiology and Sport Management

Stephanie J. Jones, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2020

Education

Patricia Maloney, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2021

Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Jacalyn McComb, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2021

Kinesiology & Sport Management

Susan Mengel, Ph.D.(Scientific)

2021

Computer Science

Patrick Metze, J.D.
(Non-Scientific/Prisoner)

2019

Director of Criminal Clinics – TTU Law School

Lainey Morrison
(Non-Scientific/Non-Affiliated)

2020

City of Lubbock

Brian Quinn, M.S.
(Non-Scientific)

2021

University Libraries

Andreas Schneider, Ph.D.
(Scientific)

2021

Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work

 
ALTERNATES
Name Term College/Dept.

Kelly Cukrowicz, Ph.D.
(Scientific, Sabbatical Leave)

2020

Psychological Sciences

Jim Johnson, PharmD, MPA, FACHE
(Non-Affiliated, Scientific Prisoner Rep)

2020

UMC

Alan Reifman, Ph.D.
(Scientific)

2021

Human Development/Family Studies

Ryan Scheckel
(Non-Scientific)

2019

Undergraduate Education

Kamau Siwatu, Ph.D.
(Scientific)

2019

 Education Psychology and Leadership

Kelly Cukrowicz: Licensed Psychologist, State of Texas.
EX-OFFICIO
Name College/Dept.

Alice Young, Ph.D. 

(Institutional Official)

Assoc. Vice President for Research Integrity / Office of Research & Innovation

Katherine Austin Beltz, Ph.D.

Asst. Vice President / Information Technology

Bobbie Brown

Office of the Registrar

Amy Cook, J.D.

Managing Director / Research Services

Marianne Evola, Ph.D.

Responsible Conduct of Research

Sherri Johnston

Director, Institutional Compliance

Matt Roe, M.S.

Asst. Vice President / Environmental Health and Safety

Cui Romo, J.D.

Attorney, Office of Research Services