Floyd Cobb has almost 20 years of experience spanning the P-20 educational continuum, holding roles as a teacher, school leader, district curriculum leader, and a statewide policy implementer. He holds a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver. There, he is an adjunct faculty member and teaches courses on social inequality through the lenses of race, class, and gender.
In 2017, Floyd was awarded the Ruth Murray Underhill Teaching Award for excellence in teaching, which is given to one adjunct faculty member at the university. He has published numerous articles and book chapters and is the co-author of the book Belonging Through a Culture of Dignity</i>, which focuses on dignity as a key component of equity implementation. He is also the author of Leading While Black</i> (2017), an autoethnography detailing his reflections on the Black experience in educational leadership.