© 2016 by Kory Floyd, PhD


Interpersonal Communication (4th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2020)

This is the newest edition of my introductory interpersonal communication textbook, which comes with extensive online support. The first edition was published in 2008, the second edition in 2012, and the third edition in 2016.
This book is also available in Chinese and Romanian translations.

Affectionate Communication in Close Relationships (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

This newly released book offers a scholarly integration, critique, and extension of the empirical work on affectionate communication in human relationships. The book also offers an updated articulation of affection exchange theory.
Published reviews:
Southern Communication Journal
This new text for the introductory business communication courses offers a "people first" approach to the study of business and professional communication. My co-author on this book is Peter Cardon, University of Southern California.

Public Speaking Matters (2nd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2018)

This second-edition textbook for introductory public speaking comes with extensive online learning materials and instructor support. The book is available in both print and mediated electronic versions.

Communication Matters (3rd edition, McGraw-Hill, 2017)

This is the third-edition revision of my introductory communication textbook, which comes with extensive online support. The first edition of this book was published in 2011 and the second edition was published in 2014.
This is a textbook for the introductory course in communication theory published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis. My co-authors on this book are Paul Schrodt, Texas Christian University; Larry Erbert, University of Colorado at Denver; and Angela Trethewey, Chico State University.
This is the second edition of a highly successful edited volume addressing and critiquing family communication theories. My co-editors on this volume are Dawn Braithwaite, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Beth Suter, University of Denver.
This text, co-edited with Mark Morman, Baylor University, examines contemporary scholarship on communication in a side variety of family relationships. The first edition of this book was published in 2006.

Nonverbal Communication (Allyn & Bacon, 2010)

This textbook for the nonverbal communication course is co-authored with Judee K. Burgoon, University of Arizona; and Laura K. Guerrero, Arizona State University.
This book explores contemporary research on the biological and physiological foundations of human communication. The book is co-edited by Michael J. Beatty, University of Miami; and the late James C. McCroskey, West Virginia University.

The Biology of Human Communication (2nd edition, Cengage, 2007)

This book, co-authored with Alan C. Mikkelson, Whitworth University; and Colin Hesse, Oregon State University, introduces readers to a physiological approach to understanding human communication. The first edition of this book was published in 2003.
In this book, I review contemporary theory and scholarship related to the communication of affection, and I introduce my own theory, Affection Exchange Theory.
This book received the 2009 Gerald R. Miller book award from the National Communication Association, Interpersonal Communication Division.
Published reviews:
Journal of Language and Social Psychology
Journal of Communication 
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 
Southern Communication Journal

Nonverbal Communication in Close Relationships (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006)

This book describes and critiques contemporary research on nonverbal behavior in the context of close relationships. This book was co-authored by Laura K. Guerrero, Arizona State University.
This text equips students to find and make the most of their communication internships. The book is co-authored by Michele L. Hammers, Loyola Marymount University; and Cliff Scott, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The first edition of this book was published in 2000, and the second edition was published in 2003.