Loury O. Floyd

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentEducator Preparation




OfficeProctor Hall
Room: 380

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Loury O. Floyd


Ph D: Education Policy/Planning/Leadership, College of William and Mary, 2004

MS: Education, University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, 1994

BS: Special Education, North Carolina A&T State University, 1992

Research Interests

My expertise and research interests surround evidence based strategies and their impact on K-12 performance, particularly students with special needs. My research also explores experiences of marginalized groups within the field of special education, and leadership in educator preparation.

Recent Publications

Shealey, Monika  Floyd, Loury  (2017).  Leveraging Systems Change to Address Diversity in Special Education Teacher Preparation.  In Marie Tejero Hughes, Elizabeth Talbott,  The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education   John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Vernon-Dotson, Lisa  Floyd, Loury  Dukes, Charles  Darling, Sharon  (2014).  Course Delivery.  (1,  37,  pp. 34-50).  Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Williams, Ereka  Graham, Anthony  Mccary-Henderson, Stephen  Floyd, Loury  (2009).  From where I stand: african american teacher candidates on their decision to teach.  (4,  73,  pp. 348-364).  Educational Forum.

Floyd, Loury  (2009).  Utilizing Home Learning Tool-Kits to Facilitate Family Involvement.  (3,  44,  pp. 165-170).  Intervention in School and Clinic .