Joanne H. Stroud

    Joanne H. Stroud received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology and Literature from the University of Dallas and lectures in Dallas, New York City, and Connecticut. She is a Founding Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Director of Institute Publications, and Editor of the Gaston Bachelard Translation Series, which consists of seven works on elemental imagination written by the French twentieth-century philosopher of science. The 2002 Bachelard Symposium she chaired in Dallas, “Matter, Dream, and Thought,” attracted international attention. The series completion in 2011 was celebrated with a Bachelard Day on the 30th Anniversary of the Dallas Institute. She served on the Boards of Overseers of Harvard University (12 years) and the University of Dallas (15 years) and serves currently on the Southwestern Medical Foundation. She has taught literature and psychology and is author of: The Bonding of Will and Desire; the four-volume series Choose Your Element; Time Doesn’t Tick Anymore; Gaston Bachelard: An Elemental Reverie on the World’s Stuff; and Towers 2 Tall. In 2017 the University of Dallas honored Dr. Stroud with the Distinguished Alumni Award for sustained, distinguished accomplishment and contribution to any field of human endeavor. Selection as a Distinguished Alumna is one of the highest honors the university can bestow. (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

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