Welcome to the INGRoup Website

Scholars who study groups and teams are scattered across many social scientific disciplines. INGRoup (a) promotes communication about group research across fields and nations, (b) advances understanding about group dynamics through research, (c) advances theory and methods for understanding groups, and (d) promotes interdisciplinary research. Learn more about INGRoup.


INGRoup Headlines

2018 INGRoup Conference

The online submission for the 2018 INGRoup conference is now open! The conference will be held July 18-21, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. The conference runs Thursday late afternoon to Saturday late afternoon, pre-conference workshops are during the day on Thursday, and informal "dine-arounds" may be arranged for Saturday evening.

2019 & 2020 INGRoup Conferences

We are excited to announce that INGRoup will be returning to Europe! The 2019 INGRoup conference will be held in July 2019 (exact dates forthcoming) at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) in Lisbon, Portugal. Many more details to be announced soon!

We are currently soliciting proposals for conference locations in 2020 and beyond. If you are interested in hosting the INGRoup conference, contact the Board of Directors.

Join the INGRoup Facebook Group

The INGRoup Facebook Group is a great place to get information from INGRoup members, share news about small group research, and continue the interdisciplinary discussion. It's open membership — join today!


INGRoup is a nonprofit 501(3)(c) corporation. The purpose for which this corporation is organized are to promote communication about group research across fields and nations, advance understanding about group dynamics through research, foster interest in group research among junior scholars, promote and support the next generations of group scholars, and develop a sense of community for those who study groups. The corporation shall exist and operate exclusively for charitable, educational, scientific, and literary purposes. Income tax returns are available upon request.