Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Wheaton’s IRB in accordance with federal regulations (45cfr46) and Wheaton’s Federalwide Assurance reviews all proposals for research involving human participants. The IRB serves to protect human participants in research. All research involving human participants must receive IRB approval before it can commence.

Policy: Protection of Human Subjects in Research (pdf)

Committee Members 2016-17:
Teresa Celada (Chair); Meg Kirkpatrick (Executive Secretary); Michael Berg (2018); Shawn McCafferty (2018); Karen McCormack (2018); Bruce Owens (Spring 2017); Gabriela Torres (Fall 2016); Charles “Chuck” Kennedy (Outside Member and Administrative Director of Laboratory, Sturdy Hospital)

Application Form and Supplemental Materials

Guidelines for Anthropological Research

Guidelines for Journalistic Research