Institutional Review Board

Mission of the IRB:


  • Ensure ethical treatment of humans in research that is supported by SUNY Cobleskill
  • Support the researcher in ensuring appropriate ethical treatment


For Researchers:


IRB Proposal Form with Detailed Instructions

  • Turn around time is usually about two weeks for an application
  • Collaborating on research with other agencies? Submit all existing approvals with your proposal. Submit your proposal >


Criteria for Exempt Status


APA’s Institutional Review Board (IRB): A Community College Planning Guide


Board Members:


Dr. Amy B. Corbett


Professor of Psychology


Shannan K. Breault

Senior Counselor, Wellness Center


Barry F. Gell

Director of Research & Sponsored Programs


William M. Kelly

Assistant Director of Residential Life


Dr. Victor J. Sensenig

Director of Institutional Research


Dr. Tara H. Winter

Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications