Anthony Caggiula, Ph.D.





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Research Interests: Drug-taking behavior and reactivity to stress in laboratory rats and the application of animals models of nicotine self-administration to smoking behavior in humans

Accepting Graduate Students: No


  • Neuro-Psychopharmacology of Nicotine Addiction


  • PhD, Princeton University


  • Publication 128

    Kucinski, B.J., Antelman, S.M., Caggiula, A.R., Fowler, H., Gershon, S., Edwards, D.J. (1999). Cocaine-induced oscillation is conditionable. Pharmacology, Biochemistry & Behavior, 63(3), 449-455.

  • Publication 127

    Kucinski, B.J., Antelman, S.M., Caggiula, A.R., Fowler, H., Gershon, S., Edwards, D.J., Austin, MC. (1998). Oscillatory effects of repeated morphine on shock-induced hypoalgesia and beta-endorphin. Synapse, 30(1), 30-37.

  • Publication 13

    Antelman, S.M., Caggiula, A.R., Edwards, D.J., Gershon, S., Kucinski, B.J., Kiss, S., Kocan, D. (2000). Long-term oscillation of corticosterone following intermittent cocaine. Journal of Neural Transmission, 107(3), 369-375.

  • Publication 57

    Donny E.C., Chaudhri N., Caggiula A.R., Evans-Martin F.F., Booth S., Gharib M.A., Clements L.A., Sved A.F. (2003). Operant responding for a visual reinforcer in rats is enhanced by noncontingent nicotine: implications for nicotine self-administration and reinforcement. Psychopharmacology, 169: 68-76

  • Publication 734

    Palmatier M.I., Levin M.E., Mays K.L., Donny E.C., Caggiula A.R., Sved A.F. (2009). Bupropion and nicotine enhance responding for nondrug reinforcers via dissociable pharmacological mechanisms in rats. Psychopharmacology, 207(3): 381-390

  • Publication 733

    Levin M.E., Palmatier M.I., Weaver M.T., Caggiula A.R., Sved A.F., Donny E.C. (in preparation). (2012). Varenicline dose-dependently enhances responding for non-pharmacological reinforcers and attenuates the reinforcement-enhancing effects of nicotine. Nicotine & Tobacco Research : Official Journal of the Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco. 14: 299-305.

  • Publication 772

    Perkins, K.A., Doyle, T.D., Ciccocioppo, M., Conklin, C., Sayette, M., & Caggiula, A. (2006) Sex differences in the influence of nicotine dose instructions on the reinforcing and self-reported rewarding effects of smoking. Psychopharmacology, 184, 600-607.