Dr. Judith Reisman
Visiting Professor of Law
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
M.A., Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Judith Reisman brings a lifetime of knowledge and research to the law school as Visiting Professor of Law. A lecturer popular for her expertise in Media Forensics, she is also a former consultant to four U.S. Department of Justice administrations, the U.S. Department of Education, as well as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She has been engaged in a lifelong battle against pornography and since 1977 has fervently exposed the fraudulent sex science of Dr. Alfred Kinsey.
Dr. Reisman has lectured at universities such as Princeton, Notre Dame, Georgetown, and Pepperdine; and internationally at University of Jerusalem, University of Haifa, and Tel Aviv University. She has also lectured at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Rutherford Institute, the Council for National Policy, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the United States Air Force Academy among many other notable institutions.
In the late 1960s to early 1980s, Dr. Reisman used her talents as writer, producer, and performance artist for Scholastic Magazine, Milwaukee Public Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art, and CBS television network. She has been cited by or appeared on a lengthy list of media sources: The London Times, Time, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Entertainment Tonight, Larry King Live, Donahue, The Today Show, Crossfire, The New York Times, Ted Baehr’s Movieguide, and many more.
No stranger to the world of academia, in the early to mid 1980s, Dr. Reisman was Associate Professor at the University of Haifa, Israel; Research Full Professor, The American University; and then in 1990, she was part of the adjunct faculty of George Mason University.
Since the early 1980s her work has increasingly gained national and international attention and has earned her honors including listings in “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” “Who’s Who of American Women,” International “Who’s Who in Education,” “The World’s Who’s Who of Women,” and others.
Dr. Reisman has authored many books and articles and has been cited in many scholarly works. Among her many publications is Sexual Sabotage, 2010; Kinsey: Crime and Consequences, 1998 and 2000; and Soft Porn Plays Hardball, 1991. She has been an expert witness in many court, military, and civic hearings concerning pornography, homosexuality, sexual harassment, and media issues. Her works have been referenced in many lower court cases and the following United States Supreme Court cases: Oakes v. Massachusetts (1989) and Osborne v. Ohio (1989). They have been instrumental in child protection legislation such as HR 2749 (Washington, D.C., 1995), The Child Protection and Ethics in Education Act.
Dr. Reisman holds two academic degrees in Communications, both from Case Western Reserve University.