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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2015 INGRoup Conference

The 2015 INGRoup conference will be held July 23-25, 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA at the Westin Hotel and Convention Center.

Call for Nominations: 2016 Conference Program Chair

At this time we are seeking volunteers or nominations for this position. The Program Chair, in consultation with the VP Conference Coordination and the President, is responsible for creating and facilitating the content of INGRoup's annual conference. Duties include, but are not limited to, publicize the call for papers, appoint committee that will evaluate submissions, facilitate the competitive review of submissions, select submissions to be included in the program; and constitute the program in consultation with the Local Arrangements Chair. Nominations will be considered on a rolling basis. The appointed coordinator will be invited to observe the 2015 Program Chair in preparing the 2015 conference in Pittsburgh. 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.