Dr. Lisska is born in Columbus, Ohio to Joseph Anthony and Florence Lisska.
Dr. Lisska graduates cum laude from Providence College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.
Dr. Lisska receives a Master of Arts in philosophy from St. Stephen’s College in Dover, Massachusetts.
Dr. Lisska marries Marianne Hedstrom.
Dr. Lisska receives a Doctor of Philosophy in philosophy from The Ohio State University.
Dr. Lisska is appointed Department Chair at Denison University.
Dr. Lisska authors “Philosophy Matters.”
Dr. Lisska becomes college dean at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
Dr. Lisska receives a certificate from Harvard University.
Dr. Lisska is becomes a full professor of philosophy at Denison University.
Dr. Lisska is appointed director of the Honors Program at Denison University.
Dr. Lisska receives the Sears Foundation Teaching Award.
Dr. Lisska is named Carnegie Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation and receives a Teaching Award from the American Philosophical Association.
Dr. Lisska authors “Aquinas’s Theory of Natural Law,” published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Lisska becomes the Charles and Nancy Brickman Distinguished Service Chair at Denison University.
Dr. Lisska becomes the Maria Theresa Barney Chair in Philosophy at Denison University.
Dr. Lisska receives the Historian of the Year Award.
Dr. Lisska is appointed president of the American Catholic Philosophical Association.
Dr. Lisska authors “Illustrated History of Buckeye Lake Yacht Club.”
Dr. Lisska is the eponym of the Lisska Center for Scholarly Achievement at Denison University.