Brian Canada, Ph.D.
Brian Canada, Ph.D.

Brian Canada, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Computer Science
Associate Professor of Computational Science

Bluffton Campus Office: 145 Science & Technology Building
One University Drive, Bluffton, SC 29909
(843) 208-8314


Ph.D. in Integrative Biosciences (Option in Bioinformatics & Genomics, Minor in Computational Science), Penn State University, 2010.


Exploration of Cultural Heritage in the Digital Humanities, Tangential Learning in Video Games, Computational Law, Zebrafish Phenomics

Selected Recent Publications

  • Staton, J.L., Canada, B.A., Borgianini, S. A., Barkel, K. M., Colonization of coastal and estuarine environments, in G. Poole & M. Thiel (Eds.), The Natural History of Crustacea, Volume VIII, Ch. 10, New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.
  • Canada, B.A., Slate, D., Slate, B., A Data-Driven Exploration of Arbitration as a Settlement Tool: Are Case Outcomes Affected by the Size of the Claim?, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, May 2019.

Awards & Honors

  • USCB Professor of the Year, 2017
  • Vincent P. Mesaric Award (given annually to a USCB faculty or staff member who demonstrates a strong commitment to working with students outside of the classroom in student-sponsored activities), 2016