Prof Reynolds is a professor of psychology at the Australian National University. Her research addresses group processes (e.g., leadership, influence, norms) and intergroup relations (stereotyping, prejudice, conflict). The broad research question that frames her work concerns the impact of groups (schools, organisations, work groups, political parties) and group norms on individuals' attitudes, well-being and behaviour. She has published over 80 journal articles and book chapters, and she has received funding from the Australian Research Council and Federal and State Governments.
Prof White is a professor of social psychology at the University of Sydney. Her research expertise concerns the development of effective strategies to promote cooperative intergroup relations. She has led a number of prejudice and stigma reduction projects involving contact and recategorization strategies. She has received competitive funding from the Australian Research Council, Office of Learning and Teaching, and ViCHealth. She is the Director of the Sydney University Psychology of Intergroup Relations (SUPIR) Research Lab.
Dr Barlow is an ARC Future Fellow at the University of Queensland. Her work focuses on factors that sever intergroup relations, the emotions that explain such severance, and the factors that bring groups back together. On an applied level, she has looked at relations between Gay and Straight, Aboriginal and Asian and White, and normal weight and over-weight people. In 2012, she was awarded a University of Queensland Postdoctoral Fellow and a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, each worth over $300,000 over three years. At the end of 2015, she was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, valued at over $800,000.
Prof Harwood is a Professor of Communication at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on intergroup communication with a particular focus on age groups and the role of music in intergroup relations. He is the author of several books, including Communication and Music in Social Interaction (Cognella, 2018), Understanding Communication and Aging (2nd Edition, Cognella, 2018), and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Intergroup Communication (Oxford, 2018). He has published over 100 articles and book chapters. His recent publications have appeared in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Communication, and Communication Monographs.