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


Preeti Chauhan is a Professor in the Psychology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and th Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is also Co-Founder and the former Director of the Data Collaborative for Justice (DCJ). Dr. Chauhan has a broad interest in examining the role of policies and practices that may create and sustain racial/ethnic disparities in the criminal legal system. Her work at DCJ has informed criminal justice policies and reform initiatives in New York City, New York State, and in other jurisdictions around the country.

Dr. Chauhan has received numerous awards, including the Feliks Gross Endowment Award and the Donal E.J. McNarma Junior Faculty Award, while also being 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 the New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Law and Justice (CLAJ). 

Dr. Chauhan received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia and her BA and BS from the University of Florida. Her pre-doctoral clinical internship was completed at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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