Dr. Sherry Kay Watt, Professor in the College of Education, Educational Policy and Leadership Studies has been appointed as the Chief Diversity Office inaugural Faculty Fellow. Watt joined the University of Iowa faculty in 2000, and holds a PH.D. and M.S. in Counselor Education from North Carolina State University, and a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has published an presented extensively on multicultural initiatives, privileged identity and social justice, difficult cross-racial and cross-cultural dialogues, and creating inclusive communities.