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Randy G. Floyd, Ph.D.

Randy G. Floyd, Ph.D.

Associate Chair, Professor, Director of School MS/PhD Program

Phone
901.678.4846
Email
rgfloyd@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2579
Office
Psychology Building, Room 332
Office Hours
12-3 Mon-Thurs, 3-5 Fri

Education

Ph.D., Indiana State University
M.E., Indiana State University
B.A., Hendrix College

Research Interests

  • Assessment of Cognitive Abilities and Externalizing Behaviors
  • Identification of Reading, Mathematics, and Writing Aptitudes
  • The Process of Professional Publication

Service to Journals

Dr. Floyd was the Editor of the Journal of School Psychology (2011-2014). Please visit the journal website for more information.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

  • Farmer, R. L., Floyd, R. G., Reynolds, M. R., & Kranzler, J. H. (in press). IQs are very strong but imperfect indicators of psychometric g: Results from joint confirmatory factor analysis. Psychology in the Schools.
  • Floyd, R. G., Reynolds, M. R., Farmer, R. L., & Kranzler, J. H. (2013). Are the general factors from different child and adolescent intelligence tests the same? Results from a five-sample, six-test analysis. School Psychology Review, 42, 383-401
  • Reynolds, M. R., Floyd, R. G., & Niileksela, C. R. (2013). How well is psychometric g indexed by global composites? Evidence from three popular intelligence tests. Psychological Assessment, 25, 1314-1321.
  • Bergeron, R., & Floyd, R. G. (2013). Individual part score profiles of children with intellectual disability: A descriptive analysis across three intelligence tests. School Psychology Review, 42, 22-38. 
  • Floyd, R. G., Meisinger, E. B., Gregg, N., Keith, T. Z. (2012). An explanation of reading comprehension across development using models from the Cattell–Horn–Carroll theory: Support for integrative models of reading. Psychology in the Schools, 48, 725-743.
  • Maynard, J. L., Floyd, R. G., Acklie, T. J., & Houston, L. (2011). General factor loadings and specific effects of the Differential Ability Scales, Second Edition composites. School Psychology Quarterly, 26, 108-118.
  • Floyd, R. G., Cooley, K. M., Arnett, J. E., Fagan, T. K., Mercer, S. H., & Hingle, C. (2011). An overview and analysis of journal operations, journal publication patterns, and journal impact in school psychology and related fields. Journal of School Psychology, 49, 617-647.
  • Martinez, R. S., Floyd, R. G., & Erichsen, L. (2011). Strategies and attributes of highly productive scholars and contributors to the school psychology literature: Recommendations for increasing scholarly productivity. Journal of School Psychology, 49, 691-720..
Courses Taught

PSYC 7803/8803 Psychoeductional Assessment I: Cognitive and Achievement Assessment
PSYC 7804/8804 Psychoeducational Assessment II: Behavioral and Emotional Assessment
PSYC 7430/8430 Clinical Assessment: Ability and Achievement
PSYC 7614/8614 Practicum in Psychoeducational Assessment
PSYC 7207/8207 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 4020 Abnormal Child Psychology
PSYC 3000 Introduction to Psychological Research
PSYC 3010 Research and Statistics