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Preeti Chauhan
Position: Assistant Professor
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Phone: 212.237.8790
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of Virginia
Training Area: Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College
Research Interests: Neighborhood risk factors and crime, victimization and substance use; Race/ethnic disparities; and Policing
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.