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Hogan, Brian

Brian Hogan

Brian Hogan

Teaching Professor, Vice Chair of Education

Not Accepting Doctoral Students

   Kenan Laboratories C348
  Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Biochemistry Education & Undergraduate Research Skills Development

Research Synopsis

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.

Professional Background

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

News & Publications

Brian Hogan's journey to becoming a teaching professor in the College of Arts and Science's chemistry department has been anything but a straight path. But through perseverance and an ask for help, the Tar Heel found a way to quiet the doubt that lingered in the back of his mind.


Six members of the department of chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill are among the winners of the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Awards (SUTASA). Read more about our recipients and the award.


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