Dr. Chintakrindi’s research interests include offender rehabilitation, as well as, examining the intersection of crime, mental health, and substance use which he analyzes through criminological theory testing, experimental methods, and statistics. His research emphasizes the examination of criminal justice, public health, and economic outcomes for offenders entering and exiting the criminal justice system. His research utilizes both primary and secondary data sources to guide the development of evidence based practices to inform policy and to evaluate treatment interventions for individuals with criminogenic risk-factors and offenders reentering the community.

2014 Ph.D., Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

Chintakrindi, S. (2023). Stimulating Career Development: Assessment of the Effects of Guest Speaker Learning Experiences on Students Enrolled in Criminal Justice College Courses. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 12, 103-128.

Chintakrindi, S., Gupta, S., & Gilmore, A (Undergraduate Student). (2023). Exploratory Analysis of Predictors Effecting Suicidal Thinking among Inmates Participating in a Prison Treatment Program. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 12, 58-70.

Avila, D (Graduate Student)., Gao, H., Randol, B., & Chintakrindi, S. (2023). COVID-19: Examining the Impact of the Global Pandemic on Violent Crime Rates in the Central Valley of California. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 12, 42–57.

Chintakrindi, S., & Gupta, S. (2022). Control Issues: Examining the Relationship between Low Self-Control and Intimate Partner Violence for both Perpetrators and Victims. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 11, 104-120.

Chintakrindi, S., Jordan, M., Littlepage, E., Wooley, S., Pinedo, C (Graduate Student)., Duran, M (Graduate Student)., & Olivant, K. (2022). Beyond the Numbers: Qualitative Analysis of Open-Ended Responses for Identifying Student Success Indicators. Intersection: A Journal at the Intersection of Assessment and Learning, 3(1), 32398.

Chintakrindi, S., & Gupta, S. (2021). Examining prison rule violations among incarcerated veterans with a history of brain injury, alcohol, and substance use. Criminology and Social Integration, 29(1), 24-40.

Chintakrindi, S., Capellan, J., Porter, J. R., Wilson, M. B., & Gupta, S. (2021). Examining the effects of psychiatric symptoms, brain injury symptoms, and low self-control on the placement of inmates in administrative segregation and their risk for suicidal ideation. Criminology and Social Integration, 29(1), 3-23.

Clark, N (Graduate Student)., Werling, R., Chintakrindi, S., & Randol, B. (2020). Differences in citizen perceptions of interactions with police officers. The Police Journal, 93(1), 3-41.

Porter, J. R., Morrison, E., Chintakrindi, S., & Shapley, D. (2018). The historically enduring gap in death penalty support: Re-examining the role of context in the recent history of the black-white divide. Criminology and Social Integration, 26(2), 136-159.

Werling, R., Lopez, F (Graduate Student)., & Chintakrindi, S. (2018) Police/Citizen Critical Incident: What is the Effect of the Incident on the Police Officer? International Journal of Education and Social Science, 5(8) 1-19.

Werling, R., Chintakrindi, S., Clark, N (Graduate Student)., Morris, G., Perry, M., & Randol, B. (2018). Citizen Opinion Survey: How a Mid-Sized California Community Perceives their Police Department. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 7, 239-249.

Chintakrindi, S., Mboka, A., Chiang, C., & Gerstenfeld, P. (2017). Examining Experiences of Victimization, Support for Punitive Punishments, and Confidence in the Criminal Justice System. Crime and Human Behavior, 1(1), 38-69.

Chintakrindi, S., & Porter, J. R. (2016). Assisted Suicide and the Death Penalty: Examining Attitudes Towards State Sanctioned Death. Criminology and Social Integration, 24(2), 1-23.

Mboka, A., Chintakrindi, S., Chiang, C. P., Gerstenfeld, P., McClellan, D., & Kovčo Vukadin, I. (2016). Classical Criminological Perspective and Attitudes Toward Same-Sex Rights. Criminology and Social Integration, 23(2), 142-172.

Matta, M. S., Porter, J. R., Chintakrindi, S., & Cosby, A. G. (2016). Addictive Behaviors and Chronic Pain in a High-Risk Population The Simple and Confounding Effects of Multiple Addictive Diseases. Journal of Drug Issues, 46(2), 135-147. doi: 10.1177/0022042615623984

Chintakrindi, S., Porter, J., Kim, C., & Gupta, S. (2015). An Examination of Employment and Earning Outcomes of Probationers With Criminal and Substance Use Histories. SAGE Open, 5(4), 2158244015616662.

Chintakrindi, S., Porter, J.R., Mellow, J., Sung, H.E. (2015). Empirical Test of Low Self-Control Theory Using Post-Treatment Substance Use and Recidivism Outcomes of Parolees Participating in an Experimental Intervention. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 16(2), 14-41.

Chintakrindi, S., Upton, A., Louison, A., Case, B., & Steadman, H. J. (2013). Transitional Case Management for Reducing Recidivism of Individuals with Mental Disorders and Multiple Misdemeanors. Psychiatric Services, 64(9), 915-917.