Dr. Christopher Van Loan


  • Ph.D. - University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - 2010
  • M.Ed. - University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - 2005
  • B.S. - Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida – 1992


Christopher L. Van Loan is a Professor in the Special Education program at Appalachian State University. Dr. Van Loan teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in emotional and behavioral disorders, classroom management, and positive behavioral supports. His research interests include teacher-student relationships, cognitive behavioral interventions, and educational services for youth in juvenile corrections and psychiatric schools. Dr. Van Loan has been published in a book chapter and professional journals and his findings and recommendations have been presented at state, regional, national, and international professional conferences. Prior to receiving his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Florida, he was a special education teacher for 8 years.

Title: Professor of Special Education, EBD Certificate Coordinator
Department: Department of Reading Education and Special Education

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2624

Office address
426A College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037


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