Any research involving human participants conducted either at Stonehill College or under its sponsorship at another location, must be reviewed and approved by the College's Institutional Review Board. Additional information, helpful links and forms are located on the IRB myHill page

Fall 2023 Meeting Schedule

For an application to be considered at a particular meeting it must be received by the corresponding due date listed below:

IRB Proposal Due Dates IRB Meeting Dates
September 1, 2023 September 8, 2023
October 5, 2023 October 13, 2023
October 27, 2023 November 11, 2023
December 1, 2023 December 8, 2023


Ms. Bonnie Blinkley

Director of Compliance Research and Grants, Emory & Henry College

Dr. Nicole Capezza, Chair

Associate Professor of Psychology

Mr. Brian Oles, Member

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Dr. Lillian Reuman

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Elif Sisli Ciamarra, Member

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Ms. Bonnie L. Troupe, Member

Director, Office of Research, Grants & Sponsored Projects

Dr. Erica Tucker

Associate Professor of Anthropology

For questions about the IRB process, please contact:

Nicole M. Capezza

Nicole M. Capezza

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office of Research, Grants & Sponsored Projects

Duffy Academic Center – 119

The Office of Research, Grants & Sponsored Projects serves the faculty and staff of the College in helping to obtain external funding for scholarly research, academic program and curriculum development, and community service projects.