Ray Wilkinson is Professor of Human Communication at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has a clinical background in speech and language therapy. His research interests focus on everyday social interaction, in particular where participants do not have the communicative resources available to neurotypical adult native language speakers.
John P. Rae is Reader in Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Roehampton, UK. He has a BA in Philosophy and Psychology and a PhD in Psychology, both from the University of Leeds. He is interested in how people use talk and visible action in social interaction.
Gitte Rasmussen is Professor of Social Interaction in the Department of Language and Communication at the University of Southern Denmark. Her research interests concern how people organize social activities and interactions and how they design their talk and visual actions in accordance with their assumptions about each other's knowledge.