Mario Mikulincer (Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology, IDC, Herzliya, ISRAEL) is a professor of Psychology and the founding Dean of Baruch Ivcher School of Psychology at IDC Herzliya, Israel. Mikulincer’s research focuses on the understanding and analysis of attachmentrelated processes in adulthood. In particular, he has recently applied attachment theory to understand educational settings.

Daniel Perlman (School of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA) is a professor of Family Studies. Perlman’s research focuses on close relationships, loneliness and the ways relationships foster well-being.

Birgit Schyns (Neoma Business School, Reims, FRANCE) is a professor of Organisational Behaviour. Schyns’s research focuses on social exchange relationships in the workplace and leadership.