David Lisak, PhD.
David Lisak is a nationally recognized forensic consultant, trainer and lecturer.
His research and applied forensic work on non-stranger rapists has helped guide rape prevention and response policies in major institutions, including the U.S. Armed Services and numerous colleges and universities.
His research on male survivors of childhood sexual abuse has helped focus public attention and spur new initiatives. He is a founding board member of 1in6, a national non-profit devoted to helping men who were sexually abused as children.
Dr. Lisak has conducted workshops and trainings in all 50 states, in Canada, and overseas. He also serves as an expert witness in both criminal and civil cases, and has testified in state and federal courts across the country.
Himself a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Dr. Lisak was one of three men profiled in the documentary, Boys and Men Healing.