Floyd Berry Profile

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  • Department: Social Sciences
  • Chair,┬áSocial Sciences
  • Room: FH-217g


Dr. Floyd Berry
is an Associate Professor and the Chair for the Department of Social Sciences. He is a retired criminal justice practitioner, having served twenty-five years in law enforcement, security, juvenile institutional corrections, juvenile community corrections, and adult community corrections. Dr. Berry served as Editor-in-Chief of Texas Probation, a peer-reviewed trade journal, worked as a Certified Instructor for Texas alcohol and drug education programs, and was a Certification Trainer for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Dr. Berry earned his BA and MA degrees from Baylor University and his PhD from the University of Texas. Dr. Berry also practiced as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) for over 20 years, working in inpatient and outpatient settings with offender populations in the juvenile, adult, and federal criminal justice systems. For the Texas Department of State Health Services, he was a Certification Instructor for the Texas Drug Offender Education Program.

Dr. Berry's research interests are bullying victimization and liminality among marginal groups.  His teaching interests include religious studies, cultural anthropology, and applied statistics.