Michael Corrigan – Long Bio


Michael W. Corrigan, EdD, is a tenured professor at Marshall University with expertise in Educational Psychology, Human Development, and Research Methods. Dr. Corrigan’s large-scale research projects include five U.S. Department of Education funded studies in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia, as well as several National Science Foundation grants exploring ways to help at-risk youth. Corrigan’s earlier research on children was funded through the Department of Justice. Dr. Corrigan also has taught within a juvenile detention system and is the author of Multi-Dimensional Education: A Common Sense Approach to Data-Driven Thinking (Corwin, 2011), Handbook of Prosocial Education (Roman and Littlefield, 2012), and Debunking ADHD: 10 Reasons to Stop Drugging Kids for Acting like Kids (Roman and Littlefield, March, 2014), which goes deeper into child development and ideas for parenting children with behavioral or developmental challenges.

Corrigan and his colleagues also have organized a series of one day seminars for parents, educators and practitioners. The educational and inspiring events are being scheduled in major metro areas. Please take a moment to learn more about the Project #ForTheKids on Facebook or Eventzilla. For more information on Corrigan’s recent work in ADHD please visit the Debunking ADHD YouTube Channel.