Dr. Chauhan received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia and her BA and BS from University of Florida. Before joining the faculty at John Jay, she completed a predoctoral clinical internship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Chauhan’s has three broad research interests: (1) examining the role of neighborhoods in creating and sustaining race/ethnic disparities in antisocial behavior, psychopathology, and victimization; (2) assessing the trends in misdemeanor policing and factors that may improve police-community relationships and (3) investigating the influence of co-occurring evaluations of competency to stand trial and mental state at the time of offense on expert opinions.
Chauhan, P. & Warren, J.I., *Kois, L.E., & *Wellbeloved-Stone, J. (in press). The significance of combining evaluations ofcompetency to stand trial and sanity at the time of the offense. Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law.
Chauhan, P., *Ragbeer, S.N., Burnette, M.L., Oudekerk,B.A., Reppucci, N.D., & Moretti, M.M. (2014). Comparing the YouthPsychopathic traits Inventory (YPI) and the Psychopathy Checklist: YouthVersion (PCL:YV) among offending girls. Assessment,21, 181-194.
Rosenfeld, R., Terry, K., & Chauhan, P. (2014).New York’s crime drop puzzle:Introduction to the special issue.Justice Quarterly, 31, 1-4.
Warren, J.I., Chauhan, P., *Kois, L.E., Dibble, A.,& Knighton, J. (2013). Factors influencing2,260 opinions of defendants’ restorability to adjudicative competency. Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, 19, 498-508.
*Kois, L.E., Pearson, J., Chauhan, P., Goni, M., &Saraydarian, L. (2013). Competency to stand trial among female inpatients. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 231-240.
Widom, C.S., Czaja, S., Wilson, H., Allwood, M., &Chauhan, P. (2013). Do the long-term consequences of neglect differ forchildren of different race and ethnic backgrounds? Child Maltreatment, 18,42-55.
*Taylor, C., Chauhan, P., & Fondacaro, M. (2012). Restorative justice in Jamaica: Currentattitudes and a way forward. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 8, 111-129.
Chauhan, P., & Widom, C.S. (2012). Childhoodmaltreatment and illicit drug use in middle adulthood: The role of neighborhoodcharacteristics. Development andPsychopathology, 24, 723-738.
Oudekerk, B.A., Chauhan, P., & Reppucci, N.D. (2012). Risk and protective factors for educationalachievement among serious offending girls. Journalof Research on Adolescence 22, 333-349.
Dauenhauer, L., Chauhan, P., & Cohen, B. (2011). Factorsthat influence ECT referrals: A statewide survey of Psychiatrists. The Journal of ECT, 27, 232-235.
Chauhan, P., Cerdá, M., Messner, S.F., Tracy, M.,Tardiff, K., & Galea, S. (2011). Race/Ethnic-specific homicide decline inNew York City: Evaluating the impact of broken windows policing and crackcocaine markets. Homicide Studies, 15,268-290.
Chauhan, P., Burnette, M.L., & Reppucci, N.D.(2010). Racial disparities among female juvenile offenders. Court Review, 46, 10-15.
Chauhan, P., Reppucci, N.D., Burnette, M.L., &Reiner, S. (2010). Race, neighborhood disadvantage, and antisocial behavioramong female juvenile offenders. Journalof Community Psychology, 38, 532-540.
Warren, J. I., DuVal, J., Komarovskaya, I., Chauhan,P., Buffington-Vollum, J., & Ryan, E. (2009). Developing a forensic service delivery systemfor juveniles adjudicated incompetent to stand trial. InternationalJournal of Forensic Mental Health, 8, 245-262.
Chauhan, P., Reppucci, N.D., & Turkheimer, E.N. (2009).Racial differences on the associations of neighborhood disadvantage, violenceexposure and criminal recidivism among female juvenile offenders. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 24,531-552.
Levy, K., Chauhan, P., Clarkin, J., Wasserman, R.,& Reynoso, J. (2009). Narcissistic pathologies: Empirical approaches. Psychiatric Annals, 39, 203-213.
Chauhan, P., & Reppucci, N.D. (2009). The impactof neighborhood disadvantage and exposure to violence on self report ofantisocial behavior among girls in the juvenile justice system. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38,401-416.
Chauhan, P., Reppucci, N.D., & Burnette, M.L.(2007). Application and impact of thelabel psychopath to juveniles. International Journal of Forensic MentalHealth, 6, 3-14.
Odgers, C.L., Moretti, M.M., Burnette, M.L., Chauhan,P., Waite, D., & Reppucci, N.D. (2007). A latent variable modeling approachto identifying subtypes of serious and violent female juvenile offenders. Aggressive Behavior, 33, 339-352.
Warren, J.I., Murrie, D.C., Stejskal, W., Colwell,L.H., Morris, J., Chauhan, P., & Dietz, P. (2006). Opinion formation in evaluating theadjudicative competence and restorability of criminal defendants: A review of8,000 evaluations. Behavioral Sciencesand the Law, 24, 113-132.
Warren, J.I., Chauhan, P., & Murrie, D. (2005).Screening for psychopathy among incarcerated women: psychometric properties andconstruct validity of the Hare P-SCAN. InternationalJournal of Forensic Mental Health, 4, 175-189.
Odgers, C.L., Burnette, M.L., Chauhan, P., Moretti,M.M., & Reppucci, N.D. (2005). Misdiagnosing the problem: Mental healthprofiles of incarcerated juveniles. CanadianChild and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14, 26-29.
Warren, J.I., Hurt, S., Loper, A.B., & Chauhan, P.(2004). Exploring prison adjustmentamong female inmates: Issues of measurement and prediction. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 31,624-645.
Warren, J.I, Murrie, D., Chauhan, P., Dietz, P.E.,& Morris, J. (2004). Opinionformation in evaluating sanity at the time of the offense: An examination of5,175 pre-trial evaluations. BehavioralSciences & the Law, 22, 171-186.
Warren, J.I., Burnette, M.L., South, S.C., Chauhan,P., Bale, R., Friend, R., & Patten, I.V. (2003). Psychopathy in women:Structural modeling and comorbidity. InternationalJournal of Law and Psychiatry, 26, 223-242.
Warren, J.I., Aaron, J., Ryan, E., Chauhan, P., &DuVal, J. (2003). Correlates ofadjudicative competency among psychiatrically impaired juveniles. Journal of the American Academy ofPsychiatry and the Law, 31, 299-309.
Warren, J.I., Stejskal, W.J., & Chauhan, P.(2002). An eleven year retrospective study of community based forensicevaluations: Service delivery, quality assurance, and evaluation outcomes. Developments in Mental Health Law, 22,1-12.
Warren, J.I., Burnette, M.L., South, S.C., Chauhan,P., Bale, R., & Friend, R. (2002). Personality disorders and violence amongfemale inmates. Journal of the AmericanAcademy of Psychiatry and the Law, 30, 502-509.
Warren, J.I, Hurt, S., Loper, A.B., Bale, R., Friend,R., & Chauhan P. (2002). Psychiatric symptoms, history of victimization,and violent behavior among incarcerated female felons: An American Perspective.International Journal of Law andPsychiatry, 25, 129-149.