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Brian Bradie

Department of Mathematics

Brian Bradie

Department Chair

Luter Hall 360A
(757) 594-7944


  • Ph D in Applied Mathematics, Clarkson University
  • MS in Applied Mathematics, Clarkson University
  • BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Clarkson University


Mathematics for the Life Sciences
Elementary Statistics
Differential Equations


Mathematical modeling
Scientific computing
Integer sequences


Brian Bradie received his PhD in applied mathematics from Clarkson University. After a two-year position as a J. Willard Gibbs instructor with the Mathematics Department at Yale University, he joined the faculty at Christopher Newport University in 1993, where he has remained ever since. Brian is the author of the text "A Friendly Introduction to Numerical Analysis." Away from mathematics, he enjoys watching The Big Bang Theory with his family and serving as the Faculty Representative for the CNU Women's Lacrosse team.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2016). Yet More Ways to Skin a Definite Integral. College Mathematics Journal. Volume, 47. Issue, 1. Pages, 11-18.
  • Brian Bradie, MD-VA-DC Sectional Meeting of the MAA, "On a Weighted Sum of Fibonacci Numbers," Christopher Newport University. (2017)
  • Brian Bradie, MD-VA-DC Sectional Meeting of the MAA, "Population Ecology: A Linear Algebra Supplement," St. Mary's College of Maryland. (2015)
  • Neville Fogarty, Brian Bradie, James Kelly, Sara Lenhart, "A No-Cost, All-Inclusive Statistics Course," Sponsored by Virtual Library of Virginia
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