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.
Goodman was honored with the 2014 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, which recognizes educators who inspire students to do transformational work in communities. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and her master’s and doctoral degrees from Boston University. She is co-author of two books and over one hundred journal articles.
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.
Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman award, a national honor recognizing educatiors who have inspired students to do transformational work in the community, 2014
Consulting Editor of the Year, Psychology of Violence, (an APA journal), 2012
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division of Counseling Psychology (Division 17 of APA), 2011
Award for outstanding article on psychotherapy with women, Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35 of APA), 2010
Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching and Mentoring, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (Division 27 of APA), 2007.
Bonnie Strickland-Jessica Henderson Daniel Distinguished Mentoring Award, Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35 of APA), 2007.