University Human Subjects Institutional Review Board

Committee Chairs
Kate Mueller, PhD, JD – Managing Director, Center for Social Research; Concurrent Professor of Law

Contact Information

Description of Committee
The University recognizes an inherent obligation to insure the rights and well-being of people who serve as subjects in research conducted under its auspice are adequately protected. In the matter of protection of human subjects, it relies on the good judgment of its faculty and administration augmented by a special review committee, the Institutional Review Board (HSIRB). The University calls for a posture of heightened sensitivity and special scrutiny on the part of the initiators of any project and of their immediate supervisors as the primary agents of the University in these matters.

Number of Members

Frequency of Meetings

Reporting Structure
Robert Bernhard, Vice President for Research

Committee Members

  • Mark Berends – Directory, Center for Research on Educational Opportunity
  • Matt Bloom – Associate Professor/Fellow, Management
  • Cat Bolten – Concurrent Associate Professor, Anthropology
  • Kirk Doran – Associate Professor, Economics
  • Eric Felde – Director, Research Compliance
  • Brad Gibson – Professor, Psychology
  • Dawn Gondoli – Associate Professor, Psychology
  • Juan Carlos Guzman – Monitoring and Evaluation Director – Institute for Global Development
  • Matt Hall – Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Larry Harding – Retired CPA, Community Representative
  • Maria Kaczmarek – Community and Prison Representative
  • Jill Lany – Assistant Professor, Psychology
  • Yvonne Mikuljan – Assistant Director, Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
  • Kate Mueller (Chair) – Managing Director, Center for Social Research, Concurrent Professor of Law
  • Christian Poellabauer – Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
  • K. Lira Yoon – Associate Professor, Psychology

Alternate Members

  • Nakesha Alexander (Alternate Regulatory Member) – IRB Program Coordinator, Notre Dame Research Compliance

Click here to visit Notre Dame Research’s website on Human Subjects Research.

Information last updated 7/3/14