Research Integrity Officer (RIO)
Professor Kristin Sommer, Department of Psychology. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant to the RIO
Linet Jacome. Email: Linet.Jacome@baruch.cuny.edu
As outlined in the official CUNY Policy on Research Misconduct, each College within the University has designated a Research Integrity Officer (RIO) to receive allegations of Research Misconduct involving faculty, staff, post-doctoral associates or students at the College.
The responsibilities of the RIO include the following:
- Receiving allegations of Research Misconduct involving faculty, staff, post-doctoral associates or students at the College.
- Making preliminary evaluations of the allegations and recommendations to the Vice Provost for Research as to whether an Inquiry into the allegations is warranted.
- Obtaining relevant research records and evidence as part of the Inquiry.
- Attending to various administrative tasks in the course of Inquiries and Investigations at the College.
In addition to the above responsibilities, each RIO is in charge of providing training to faculty, research administrators, post-doctoral associates and students at the College to foster a research environment that adheres to highest ethical and moral standards.
For conflicts and grievances between various members of the college, please contact the Office of the Baruch College Ombuds: Mindy.Engle-Friedman@baruch.cuny.edu. For more information about this office, see: https://provost.baruch.cuny.edu/messages/chat-with-the-ombuds/
For questions regarding human or animal subjects research, export control, and research agreements, please contact the Office of Research Compliance and Outreach: https://orco.baruch.cuny.edu/