Stephen F. Austin State University

Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research

Institutional Review Board for Protection of Human Subjects in Research (2017/2018)


Three academic deans and the Director of Admissions as ex officio.


Chair appointed by Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs




Federal regulations require institutions of higher education have committee to review protection of human subjects in research.

Name Title Dept/College/Office
Dr. Robert Polewan Assistant Professor Psychology
Dr. Luis Aguerrevere Assistant Professor Psychology
Dr. Phil Stetz Professor MMIB
Dr. Jeanie Gresham Associate Professor Elementary Education
Dr. Emmerentie Oliphant Professor Social Work
Dr. Pauline Sampson
Professor Secondary Education
Dr. Sara Bishop Director School of Nursing
Dr. Dianne Dentice Associate Professor Social and Cultural Analysis
Ms. Jennifer Hanlon Interim Director Research & Sponsored Programs
Dr. Latonya Gofney Superintendent Lufkin ISD