Jonathan A. Smith is Professor of Psychology at Birkbeck University of London, UK where he leads the interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) research group. He has written many articles applying IPA to a range of areas in health, clinical and social psychology. He is co- author (with Paul Flowers and Michael Larkin) of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research (Sage, 2009). He also has a wider interest in qualitative psychology generally and has co-edited a number of books in the area.
Dame Glynis M. Breakwell has been a Professor of Psychology forover 20 years and is currently the Vice Chancellor of the Universityof Bath. Her research focuses upon identity process theory andsocial representations, leadership in complex organisations, and thepsychology of risk management, perception and communication.She has published more than 20 books, several of which are onresearch methods. She is an adviser to government and privatesector companies on the use of psychological methods and theories.
Daniel B Wright is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bristol