Brian Carriere, a resident of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC), is married to Meridith with four children.
- Bachelor’s of Science in HIstory from University of Southern Mississippi (USM)
- Masters in Education with focus on History Education from Delta State University.
- Masters in Political Science from USM.
- Ph.D. candidate in international development at USM.
- Public school teacher in Mississippi and Georgia 1998 – 2002
- Full-time social studies instructor for MGCCC since 2003
- Numerous academic publications and conference presentations in world history, American history, and political science.
- Three-time Master Trainer at MGCCC
- 2009 Instructor of the Year for the MS Humanities Council
- Leadership Gulf Coast
- GCBC Master’s Program
- Biloxi Chamber Higher Education Community involvement Award (2006)
- Vice President of MS Faculty Association for community colleges (2013-2015)
- Gulf Coast Business Club
- Harrison County Republican Club
- American Cancer Society Leadership Committee (2007-2011)
- Advisory Board Member(2006) for the CARRI resiliency project.