Jules Cashford read philosophy at St. Andrews and did post-graduate research in literature at Cambridge, on a Carnegie Fellowship, where she was a Supervisor in Tragedy at Trinity College, Cambridge for some years. She studied Psychology of Consciousness with Max Cade and lectured on Mythology at Birkbeck College of Extra-Mural Studies, University of London, in a course called ‘Before Philosophy.’ She trained as a Jungian Analyst with the Association of Jungian Analysts in London, and is a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology.
Jules Cashford is the co-author, with Anne Baring, of The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image (1993) and is author of The Moon: Myth and Image (2003). She translated The Homeric Hymns for Penguin Classics (2003) and has written two books for children, The Myth of Isis and Osiris, and Theseus and the Minotaur (1992 and 1994). With Kingfisher Art Productions she made two films exploring the symbolism of the Early Renaissance Painter Jan van Eyck, The Mystery of Jan van Eyck, and The Mystic Lamb or the Ghent Altarpiece.
Jules Cashford now writes and lectures on Myth and Literature, and works with the Gaia Foundation in London.