Preeti Chauhan

Preeti Chauhan

Preeti Chauhan
Associate Professor
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PhD  University of Virginia
BA  University of Florida
BS  University of Florida


Preeti Chauhan is an Associate Professor in Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is the Director of the Data Collaborative for Justice (DCJ). Dr. Chauhan has a broad interest in examining the role of macro-level factors including policies and neighborhoods that may create and sustain racial/ethnic disparities in antisocial behavior, arrests, and victimization. Her work is aimed at informing criminal justice policy and evaluating several reform initiatives in New York State and City. She has over 60 peer-reviewed publications and scientific reports and has secured over $7.7 million in external funding.  Dr. Chauhan  has received numerous awards, including the Feliks Gross Endowment Award and the Donal E.J. McNarma Junior Faculty Award and was named a TriBeCa Disruptor Foundation Fellow.  She currently serves on the editorial boards for Law and Human Behavior, Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, Psychology of Violence and Journal of Community Psychology. She also serves on the Board of Directors for New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) and a Board member for the Evaluation of LAPD’s Community Safety Partnership.  She is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Law and Justice (CLAJ).  Dr. Chauhan received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia and her BA and BS from the University of Florida. Before joining the faculty at John Jay College, she completed a pre-doctoral clinical internship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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