Preeti Chauhan

Preeti Chauhan

Assistant Professor
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University of Virginia

University of Florida

University of Florida


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.

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