Mood’s initiators are:
Wyke is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Language Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands). In her research she applies conversation analysis to study interactional aspects of online health communication (forum discussions, chat and e-mail counseling) in both professional and lay settings. She is the chair of the Anéla Working Group Interaction Analysis (AWIA) and she is co-founder of the international network Microanalysis Of Online Data (MOOD).
Trena M. Paulus
Trena is a Professor in the Qualitative Research Program at the University of Georgia, USA. She has published articles in the areas of qualitative research methods, instructional technology and computer-mediated communication and is particularly interested in the effective design of online learning environments and the use of digital tools to support qualitative research.
Jessica Nina Lester
Jessica is an Assistant Professor of Inquiry Methodology at Indiana University and holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Research. She teaches research methods courses and has published journal articles in the areas of qualitative methodologies, disability studies, discourse studies, and refugee studies.
David is a Reader in Media Psychology at the University of Winchester, UK. He has published numerous books and articles on the influence of the media on human behaviour and on the dynamics of online discussion, with particular reference to mental health communities online and fan communities. He is co-founder of the international network Microanalysis Of Online Data (MOOD).