Dr. Joanne Stroud is a Founding Fellow of the Dallas Institute, Director of Institute Publications, and Editor of the Gaston Bachelard Translation Series, which consists of seven works on elemental imagination written by the 20th century philosopher of science and which Stroud is on the verge of completing after two decades. The 2002 Bachelard Symposium she chaired in Dallas, “Matter, Dream, and Thought,” attracted international attention.

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 has taught literature and psychology and is author of The Bonding of Will and Desire, the four-volume series Choose Your Element, and Time Doesn’t Tick Anymore.