The University requires IRB review of any campus research activities involving human subjects prior to the actual research. Many grants require approval from the IRB prior to their submission, so please plan accordingly.
IRB Policies and Procedures / Human Subjects Research Guidelines (pdf)
Dr. Francis Craig, Department of Psychology
204 South Hall
- Francis Craig, Ph.D. - Psychology - Health and Exercise, Quantitive Research and Design
- Jimmy Guignard, Ph.D. - English and World Languages- Rhetoric and Qualitative Research
- Tim Madigan, Ph.D. - Sociology - Survey Research and Design
- Nicolle Mayo, Ph.D. - Psychology - Clincial/Qualitative Research
- Gretchen Sechrist, Ph.D. - Psychology - Social Psychology, Quantitive Methods
- Sharri Stager, R. D. (outside member) - Exercise, Nutrition
- Karri Verno, Ph.D. - Psychology - Developmental/Educational Research
- Tiffany Welch, Ph.D. - Social Work - Judicial Research
New to the IRB process at Mansfield? Consultation with Dr. Craig, IRB chair, is strongly encouraged.
- Complete a Request for Review of Research (doc) form including any necessary attached materials.
- Submit 2 printed copies signed by all investigators (along with attachments) to Dr. Francis Craig, 204 South Hall.
- Allow approximately 2 weeks for initial review.
- If a more rapid response is needed, contact Dr. Craig prior to submission of your materials.
- For summer applications, email Dr. Craig (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Wanda LaBar (email@example.com) prior to submitting your application to notify them that a summer application is going to be submitted. Additional time may be required to review applications during summer.
For research involving non-human subjects, contact Dr. Bob Maris in the Department of Biology at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-662-4537.