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


The Office for Human Research Protections


Debriefing Guidelines (from University of Dayton)


Consent Forms - Templates and Samples


Board Members:


Amy B. Corbett, Ph.D.


Professor of Psychology


Shannan K. Breault

Senior Counselor, Wellness Center


Holly Cheverton

Director of Student Success and Academic Advising

Siena College


Barry F. Gell

Director of Research & Sponsored Programs


William M. Kelly

Assistant Director of Residential Life


Tina Mancuso

Associate Professor of Mathematics

The Sage Colleges


Victor J. Sensenig, Ph.D.

Director of Institutional Research


Tara H. Winter, Ed.D.

Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications