DirectoryBrian Carrigan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Physics & Mathematics

Physics and Mathematics

Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis
M.A. Washington University in St Louis
B.S. Villanova University


Dr. Brian Carrigan arrived at NCU in 2015. His classes include physics and a variety of mathematics courses, including statistics, geared toward students who are headed into careers other than mathematics.

Brian is author or co-author of over 30 papers in astronomy and physics, primarily dealing with eclipsing binary stars or with gamma radiation from astronomical objects (such as the accretion disk of his favorite black hole, Sagittarius A*).