Brian A. Carriere

Brian A. Carriere has been employed as a Social Studies Instructor at MGCCC-Jefferson Davis campus, specializing in World History, American National Government, American History and Introduction to Humanities.  Brian was born in Gulfport, MS and is married to Meredith Funk, also of Gulfport, MS.  Brian and Meredith have four children – Regan (16), Carolina (6), Carter (3) and Dutch (1).  Brian earned his B.A. in Political Science from USM-Hattiesburg in 1996.  Brian holds a M.Ed. from Delta State University (1998) in History Education and an M.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi (2005) in Political Science.  His major area of study is in Political Development.  While Brian has not yet refined his research to a specific focus area as a former Gulfport City Councilman he is interested in resiliency factors within communities post-disaster.