Amanda G. Flora

Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2008
  • M.S., Radford University, 2005
  • B.A., James Madison University, 1994

Professor Flora joined Curry as an Assistant Professor in 2012. Prior to that, Professor Flora was involved with the Counselor Education program as a doctoral student and as an adjunct faculty. She has served as program lead for the Sheila Johnson Center's Personal and Career Development Center and as president of the Virginia Career Development Association.

Professor Flora's area of expertise is Career Development and teaches graduate courses to school counselors-in-training and higher education professionals. She has developed two additional courses which expand on the idea of career development: Professional Development and Team Dynamics and Women, Work & Wellness (online), which are both approved electives and the pan-university Health & Well-being minor.

Professor Flora has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout her career and, in 2018, Professor Flora was acknowledged by a student organization for "creating a more loving and tolerant student body." In 2019, she was elected to serve as Member, At-Large on the General Faculty Council.

Course List:

  • EDHS 7220 Career Interventions (Counselor Education only)
  • EDHS 5220 Career Development: Theory, Practice, & Trends (web-based)
  • EDHS 5230 Women, Work, & Wellness (web-based)
  • EDHS 3250 Professional Development & Team Dynamics


  • Virginia Career Development Association President (VCDA) (2015 - 2016 & 2019 – 2020)
  • NCDA Leadership Academy (Class of 2016)
  • Woodrow Workforce Rehabilitation Center Foundation


  • Global Career Development Facilitator
  • Certified Career Services Professional