Teaching Associate Professor
Kenan Laboratories C147F
Biochemistry Education & Undergraduate Research Skills Development
Trenton State College, B.S., 1996; Research Assistant, Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University; Research Assistant. Iconix Pharmaceuticals; University of North Carolina, Ph.D., 1999-2003; Visiting Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, 2003-2004; Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2017; Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2010; Chapman Family Faculty Fellowship, 2010
Dr. Hogan has thrived while teaching at Carolina, winning three Tanner Teaching Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, the Chemistry Department teaching award, the University Diversity Award, the Robert E. Bryan Award for Extraordinary Public Service and Engagement, and the Chapman Family Faculty Fellowship for teaching excellence. He is also a faculty fellow in the UNC Institute of Arts and Humanities as well as the Carolina Center for Public Service.
His research focus on the effects of positive role modeling on Middle and High School students through a series of STEM related outreach programs. Brian engages students in the disciplines of biochemistry and molecular biology by teaching a wide variety of courses, spanning multiple disciplines, and helps prepare students for the future through his role as the director of several mentoring programs.