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.


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2014 INGRoup Conference

Conference Registration is now open!

The 2014 INGRoup conference will be held July 17-19 in Raleigh, NC, USA at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel. Check out the Call For Papers. INGRoup has established a new policy for the best graduate student paper award.

Also be sure to look at our two exciting pre-conference workshops on Thursday, July 17!

Call for Nominations: Hackman Dissertation Award

INGRoup is accepting nominations for the J. Richard Hackman Dissertation Award.

Call for Nominations: 2015 Conference Coordinator

At this time we are seeking volunteers or nominations for this position, particularly for those with experience running academic conferences and who are familiar with INGRoup. Nominations will be considered on a rolling basis. The appointed coordinator will be invited to observe the current Conference Coordinator in planning for the July 17-19, 2014 conference in Raleigh. Inquiries are welcome in the meantime, and can be directed to Mark Clark, VP Association, at mark.clark@american.edu.

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 to Joann Keyton, Vice-Chair.