DepartmentMedia, Journalism and Public Relations
Biola AffiliationsFaculty, Employee



  • Ph.D., Regent University
  • M.S., University of Illinois
  • B.A., Eastern Illinois University


Brian Cannon joined the faculty at Biola University in 2014. He teaches mainly Visual Media courses in the Department of Journalism & Integrated Media.

Dr. Cannon moved to Southern California from Honolulu where he taught, and served as chair of the multimedia program, at the largest private university in the state of Hawai‘i.

He previously worked as a full-time staff photographer for a newspaper in Arizona. The Associated Press has transmitted a number of his photos.

Dr. Cannon received his PhD from Regent University in Virginia and completed his master’s degree at the University of Illinois. He began following Christ during his high school years. He believes it is important to walk daily in the power and fullness of the Holy Spirit.

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