Robert Cadigan

CadiganAssociate Professor Emeritus of Applied Social Sciences

PhD, MA, Boston University
BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Cadigan teaches courses in criminology; rehabilitation and reintegration; freedom; business and the social environment; and a seminar on freedom, technology, environment, and society. He is a published expert in technological and social issues regarding emergency medical care, as well as prison education programs. Cadigan has also conducted research and served as a consultant for several public health and intervention organizations. He is the former director of MET’s Prison Education Program.


Cadigan, R., and Soreff, S. “EMS and Suicide.” Gannett Healthcare Continuing Education (2011).

Cadigan, R., and Soreff, S. “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Gannett Healthcare Continuing Education (2011).

Cadigan, R., and Soreff, S. EMS Street Strategies: Effective Patient Interaction 2nd ed. (Delmar Learning, 2003).


“Refocusing Upstream: Analyzing and Measuring Transnational Drug Trafficking.” Criminal Justice Symposium: Connecting Global Crime to Local Impact, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Mass., March 30, 2011.

“The Abstinence Experience: Understanding Social and Psychological Components of Behavioral Change.” Instructional Innovation Conference, Center for Excellence in Teaching, Boston University, Boston, Mass., March 2010.

“Boston University Prison Education Program.” Japanese Legislative Delegation, Boston, Mass., 2010.