School of Arts and Sciences

Marcus Bell - Diversity Faculty Fellow, Sociology/Anthropology

Kaitlin Flannery - Associate Professor, Psychology

Moyi Jia - Associate Professor, Communication and Media Studies

School of Education

Ji-Ryun Kim - Associate Professor, Foundations and Social Advocacy

Katarina Silvestri - Assistant Professor, Literacy

School of Professional Studies

Jena Curtis - Professor, Health, IRB Chair

John Foley - Distinguished Professor, Physical Education

Peter McGinnis - Distinguished Service Professor, Kinesiology

Wendy Hurley - Professor, Kinesiology


Dominick Fantacone - Director  
Mariah Riccardi - Administrative Assistant

Non-Institutional Affiliate

Charles Capanzano - Psychologist

Core values of the SUNY Cortland Institutional Review Board

The SUNY Cortland the IRB is strongly committed to the timely, accurate, and collaborative review of research proposals. The IRB is committed to maintaining policies and procedures that assure human subjects protections and that facilitates scientific work to advance the scholarly achievements of faculty, staff, and students. The SUNY Cortland IRB is committed to ensuring a culture of compliance at SUNY Cortland, by working with individual investigators, conducting outreach, training, and educational opportunities.

SUNY Cortland uses a primary reviewer procedure for IRB applications at all levels of review (exempt, expedited, and full review). To ensure your application is reviewed in a timely manner, submit materials, as an email attachment to Initial review begins upon receipt of the signature page (Appendix A) and any other required signature-bearing documents, sent through intercampus mail to the Institutional Review Board, Miller, Room 303.

IRB protocols are classified and reviewed based on federal criteria only, without regard to the investigators' rank, status, or academic discipline. All materials submitted to the IRB are considered confidential to the extent allowable by federal regulations, funding agency requirements, and SUNY policy

The Full Board maintains an open door policy by inviting all lead investigators and/or members of a research team to discuss their plans at the meeting when their protocol is reviewed. The Full Board values these cooperative and productive exchanges with researchers. To place an item for discussion on the Full Board agenda or if you have questions about meeting day/time of a protocol submitted for Full Board review, forward your item/inquiry to

Thank you for your time and attention to human subjects protections,
Members of the SUNY Cortland Institutional Review Board

For more information contact:

Institutional Review Board
SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045-0900