Protection of Human Subjects, Committee For


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Associate Vice President for Sponsored Programs

Number of Members: 28

Faculty:  21

Student Services:  2

Community Members:  2

Inmate Advocate:  2

Ex officio:  1

Updated:  September 2021


Purpose. To develop university policy governing research on human subjects; to review compliance with university policy on human subjects; to serve as a body to review appeals from individual researchers whose proposals have been rejected by either departmental or college communities on human subject research, and to review complaints from individuals who allege that studies conducted at the university have been in violation of university policy on research with human subjects. The committee reports to the Associate Vice President for Sponsored Programs.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments from nominations submitted by the academic deans. The committee consists of at least fifteen Primary Members and at least fourteen Alternate Members. Membership should include four faculty members (2 Primary Members and 2 Alternates) from the College of Criminal Justice; six faculty members (3 Primary Members and 3 Alternates) from the College of Education; two faculty members (1 Primary Member and 1 Alternate) from each of the other 6 Colleges. One Primary Member and one Alternate Member from the community will be nominated by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs from recommendations made by the committee chair; one Student Affairs representative and one Alternate Member will be nominated by the Vice President for Student Affairs; one Inmate Advocate and one Alternate Member will be nominated by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Primary Members and Alternate Members serve three-year terms, staggered to ensure continuity of membership on the committee.

Chair Appointment. The President designates the chair.

Membership Requirements: The Committee shall be sufficiently qualified through the experience and expertise (i.e., completion of CITI certification) of its members, and the diversity of the members' background including consideration of racial and cultural backgrounds and sensitivity to such issues as community attitudes, to promote respect for its advice and counsel in safeguarding the rights and welfare of human subjects. 

Committee Members

Chair

Chase Young, College of Education

Co-Chair

Hannah Gerber, College of Education

Primary Members

Terms expire August 31, 2022:

Jalene Potter, College of Education
Carolyn Moore, College of Arts and Media
Daughn Pruitt, Division of Student Affairs
Ken Nash, Inmate Advocate
Shannon Lane, Community Representative

Terms expire August 31, 2024

Jaime Anderson, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Jihong Zhao, College of Criminal Justice
Dennis Longmire, College of Criminal Justice
Petra Rocic, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Patrick Davis, College of Health Sciences
William Elgood, College of Business Administration
TBA, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Alternate Members

Terms expire August 31, 2022

Rachel Houston, College of Criminal Justice
Matt Fuller, College of Education
Carliss Miller, College of Business Administration
Roozbeh Irani-Kermani, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Calysta Lantiegne, Community Representative
Doug Kim, Inmate Advocate

Terms expire August 31, 2024

Kevin Lord, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kiwan Seo, College of Arts and Media
Khalid Khan, College of Health Sciences
Tyler Davidson, College of Criminal Justice
TBA, College of Education
TBA, College of Education
TBA, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ex-officio Member

Chad Hargrave, Associate Vice President for Research and Special Programs


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: thamrick@shsu.edu