Lisa Goodman


Department of Counseling and Developmental Psychology


Lisa Goodman’s research engages communities to illuminate and transform the lives of intimate partner violence survivors. Her expertise encompasses community-based participatory research, community-based responses to intimate partner violence, domestic violence program evaluation, and social justice teaching.

Since 1999, she has taught in the Lynch School. She’s also a clinical-community psychologist and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Adversity and Resilience and the Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology.

She’s also active outside of the academy: Goodman has worked as a consultant for the National Football League Players Association, the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and Futures Without Violence. She sits on the Board of Directors of the National Latin@ Research Center on Family and Social Change and is co-founder and co-coordinator of the Domestic Violence Program Evaluation and Research Collaborative, which comprises 25 domestic violence programs and researchers from multiple colleges and universities.

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