Asian Cultures Faculty Bios

Brian Nelligan is the Program Director for the Asian Cultures Institute.

Brian has been the Director of the Governor’s Institute on Asian Cultures since 1996, directing over a dozen in-state and overseas programs, and overseeing over 300 Vermont high school students as they learn about and travel to China. For 43 years, Brian taught Social Studies; two of those years were in Quebec and the remainder at Essex High School in Essex Junction, Vermont.

He is married with 4 children and 6 grandchildren