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Institutional Review Board

The Augustana Institutional Review Board is a committee reporting to the administration and responsible for approving campus research involving human participants. Federal regulations and Augustana policies require all research involving human participants, with some limited exemptions, to be reviewed and approved by the IRB. This generally includes, for example, surveys of students.

To submit a proposal for review, complete the Request for Review Form electronically, and send it with any required supporting documents as an email attachment to

For more information, contact the committee chair, Dr. David Snowball, 309-794-7581.

Request for Review Form

IRB Policies Manual

2017-18 membership

Dr. David Snowball, chair, Communication Studies
Dr. Ann Perreau, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Sheila Goins Business Administration
Dr. Dell Jensen, Chemistry
Michael Rogers, Multicultural Student Life
David McEachron, community member
TBA, student representative