Brian Hogan

Brian Hogan

Teaching Professor, Vice Chair of Education

   Kenan Laboratories C147F
  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

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.


Congratulations to Spencer Bradshaw, a chemistry major on the biochem track. Spencer is the recipient of this year's James Maguire Outstanding Junior Award...