Institute for Constructive Advocacy and Dialogue

Dr. Lori L. Britt

Associate Professor School of Communication, ICAD Co-Director


Dr. Rob Alexander

Associate Professor Political Science, ICAD Co-Director


Dr. Kara Dillard

Dr. Kara Dillard, Scholar in Residence in Digital Democratic Practice

Our ICAD Interns


ICAD Intern Annie Beg is a senior Communications Studies major with a concentration in Organizational Communication. and a minor in Spanish. She hails from Fort Worth, Texas, but has spent most of her life growing up in Asia.

Annie Beg on LinkedIn


ICAD Intern Sadie Rosenfeld in a senior Communication Studies major concentrating in Organizational Communication with a minor in Sociology. She is looking forward to expanding her understanding of collaborative discussion and facilitation within the JMU and Harrisonburg communities. She is incredibly passionate about creating spaces in which individuals can be open and learn from each other as they seek to achieve common goals.

Sadie Rosenfeld on LinkedIn


We collaborate and learn from and with other organizations that support Dialogue and Deliberation and Community Problem-Solving. We invite you to learn more about these organizations and the Resources they offer.

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