Current IRB Members

Members of the College of Saint Scholastica IRB committee represent all Schools within the College. They are elected by their colleagues within each School for a three-year term. The IRB Chairperson and community member(s) are appointed by the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Requests for information should be addressed to the IRB Chair (see below), although all members are available for consultation.

Pamela Bjorklund, PhD, Professor, Department of Graduate Nursing Office Phone: (218) 723-6624

Steven Cope,  ScD, Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, IRB Chair, Office Phone: (218) 723-5915 

Lynn Kalnbach, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Office Phone: (218) 723-5901

Robert Larson, PhD, Office Phone: (218) 723-6719 Office Number: Tower 4407

Nicole Nowak-Saenz, PhD, Assistant Professor Psychology and Sociology, Psychology Department, Office Phone: (218) 625-4988

Matthew Ridenour, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Office Phone: (218) 723-7092

Community Representative:

Jacqulin Sebastian, JD