Percy Luney was named Vice President for Education, Research and Development, and Workforce in January, 2008. Prior to joining Space Florida, Percy served as Dean and Professor of Law at Florida A&M University College of Law and North Carolina Central University School of Law. He was President of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada, and taught at Duke University School of Law and Cornell University College of Engineering.
Prior to his academic career, Percy worked for the law firm of Birch, Horton, Bittner, Monroe, Pestinger & Anderson and the United States Department of Interior Office of the Solicitor in Washington, D.C.
As a Thomas J. Watson Fellow, Fulbright Lecturer, Fulbright Scholar, and Senior Fulbright Specialist, he has traveled, conducted research, and taught in Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Percy holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Percy brings an extensive background in law, education, and research to the Space Florida team.