Dave Rattigan ia an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Department at UMass Lowell.

Dave Rattigan

Adjunct Faculty

Manning School of Business
Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Pulichino Tong - 2nd floor

Research Interests

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Crime 'n Grime
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Blue and Green-collar Business
  • Sports


  • UMass Lowell, post-grad classes
  • Cambridge College MM
  • Emerson College BFA
  • Certificate Bentley College
  • Certificate Northeast Broadcasting School


Dave Rattigan is a 20-year educator in the field of presentation and communication. For 25 years, he has been a professional stand-up comedian (his CD was played on Sirius Satellite Radio) and producer of live comedy shows who owns Scamps Comedy Productions. In addition, he co-hosts the podcast Inside the Thin Blue Line, which examines police-related issues from a street cops' point of view. He's formerly an award-winning journalist who wrote for publications including People Magazine and The Boston Globe, and worked as a writer/editor-for-hire for for businesses including John Hancock, the Boston Pops, Merrimack College, Community Newspaper Company, and Mass. Lawyers Weekly.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Fourteen New England Press Association Awards for journalism
  • Massachusetts Press Association First Place -- Promotion

Selected Publications

  • Boston Globe
  • People Magazine
  • The Robb Report
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Sporting News
  • Lawyers Weekly USA

Selected Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

  • Dave Rattigan: Thinks He's Funny (CD)