Theory of Being

  • We teach skills that help individuals to develop awareness of and work toward resolution when opposite and polarizing viewpoints exist. 
  • We train individuals how to contribute to environments that promote trust, collaboration, and authentic engagement.
  • We share strategies that help individuals optimize work effectiveness and maximize insights that come from different ways of viewing the world.
  • We strengthen your ability to address complex social problems

in the news

‘Brave spaces’ a necessary feature, Sherry Watt, Guest Opinion, Iowa City Press Citizen, Jan. 28, 2016

Treating Racism Like We Treat Cancer, Sherry K. Watt,, Nov. 11, 2015

Seeing Humanity in the Context of Race and Racism, Sherry K. Watt,, Nov. 26, 2014

books & publications

See books by Dr. Sherry Watt at

see 15 research publications on University of Iowa’s Research Gate site