As an adjunct faculty member at Columbia and New York University, Stroud has designed several courses, including “Diversity in Media & Advertising,” “Selling Your Pitch: Essentials of the Business of Television” and “Intro to Marketing Communications.” He co-created a media course about the fundamentals of digital advertising certified by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB).
A contributing writer for Forbes, Court is a member of ASJA (American Society of Journalists and Authors), the NWU (National Writers’ Union), and NLGJA (Association of LGBTQ Journalists). He received a 2019 New York Press Association First Place Award, a 2021 New York Foundation for the Artist (NYFA) City Artist Corp Grant, and was honored with a 2021 Lambda Literary Fellowship. His article in Newsweek was selected as the 2022 ASJA Arlene: Articles That Make a Difference Award winner.
Stroud holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.