Preeti Chauhan is the Principal Investigator and Director of the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP). She is also an Associate Professor in Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. 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. She has over 40 peer-reviewed publications and scientific reports. In addition, she has secured over $5.7 million in external funding. She was named a TriBeCa Disruptor Foundation Fellow and received the Feliks Gross Endowment Award and the Donal E.J. McNarma Junior Faculty Award. Dr. Chauhan has reviewed grants for the National Institute of Justice and the Bureau of Justice Assistance. She is also on the editorial boards for Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law and Journal of Community Psychology. 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.