Bruce S. Meador, Ph.D.

Fellowship at WBSI with Carl Rogers
Member, Center for the Studies of the Person, La Jolla, CA 

Bruce Staffel Meador attended the public schools of San Antonio, Texas, graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School.  His education includes the United States Merchant Marine, The University of the South and the National University of Mexico.  He received a Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health to study at the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute with the psychologist Carl Rogers.

Early on, he was the author of “Wetback” Labor in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. He also was the co-author of major research studies entitled The Psychological Effect of Boarding School Life on the Personality of the Indian and Indians in Higher Education.  He was the editor of The Journal of American Indian Education published by Arizona State University.  More recently he is the author of two books of poetry, Teach A Deer To Dance and Have You Heard The River Laugh.  His book, Haiku English, is being prepared for possible publication.

For the past 45 years he has been a Director of The La Jolla Program at the non-profit Center for the Studies of the Person in La Jolla, California.

Bruce lives in the country on a hill near Ramona, California.