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Hunter College IRB Members and HRPP Staff

The Hunter College Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Office is the point of contact for all researchers (faculty, staff and students) that want to submit a protocol to the CUNY University Integrated (UI) IRB. We are available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the East Building, rm. 1204.

Jason Young, Ph.D.
Expedited Reviewer from Hunter College

Dr. Young is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, where he runs the Experimental Social Psychology Laboratory.  He received his PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and conducts research on the impact of emotion on judgment and decision-making. Recent projects focus on how dating couples negotiate safer sex as a function of emotional state (including sexual arousal), and the impact of math anxiety on decisions about personal finances.  His teaching interests include Social Psychology, Attitudes and Persuasion, the Psychology of Prediction, and Evolutionary Psychology. 

Howard Lune, Ph.D.
CUNY UI-IRB #1 Full-board Member
Howard Lune is an Associate Professor of Sociology. He earned his PhD in sociology at New York University in 1998. Dr. Lune also holds an M.S. in computer science from NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematics and an A.B. in engineering from Harvard University. Dr. Lune is the former Director of the Graduate Applied Social Research Program at Hunter College and former Director of the Urban Studies Program at William Paterson University. He is a member of the International Advisory Board for the American Journal of Qualitative Research and a member of the Leadership Collective for the Community and Grassroots Associations section of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. Dr. Lune is an organizational sociologist whose research and writing concerns collective action among marginal and disenfranchised social groups.

Alicia CaldwellAlicia Caldwell, B.A.
HRPP Analyst
Ms. Caldwell joined the HRPP staff in December 2018.  She previously worked in the Hunter College Office of Research Administration as an administrative assistant.  Her interest include studies on higher education and student affairs. She prepares approval materials, assists with filing, and with essential record-keeping required by the HRPP office. She is also responsible for the preparation and duplication of documents and for protocols reviewed by the expedited and exempt process. Ms. Caldwell also receives inquires, responds to questions via phone or email and performs other HRPP administrative functions.

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