• At the core of NICD's mission is the integration of research and practice.
  • NICD is conducting research that informs practice and the understanding of leverage points that maximize systemic change.
  • Our research focuses on the following questions:
    • What is the nature and what are the causes and consequences of incivility?
    • What are the leverage points for doing something about political dysfunction?
    • What are the things that can be done to change the current political dysfunction?