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Loury Floyd, Ph.D.

Associate Dean

School of Education





Dr. Loury Ollison Floyd is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs in the School of Education. Dr. Floyd completed her doctoral studies at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dr. Floyd was honored as the 2007 Rookie Researcher of the Year at her institution. She has collaborated with colleagues to secure state funding in excess of $235,000 to enhance teacher quality in low-performing school districts. Her current research focus is teaching students with special needs, working with families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and inclusive education. Dr. Floyd has written eight mini-grants to create Home Learning Tool-Kits for families. She has also co-authored articles published in Teacher Education and Special Education, Intervention in School and Clinic, Academic Exchange Quarterly and The Educational Forum, The Clearing House and Centroid. Dr. Floyd has also co-authored two book chapters Relationships In and Outside the Inclusive Classroom and Response to Intervention and Inclusion: Facilitating Collaborative Arrangements. Dr. Floyd teaches courses which emphasize the use of evidenced based strategies for students with learning and behavior problems, family involvement and inclusive education.