Andrea Cann Chandrasekher

Professor of Law at University of California, Davis

Andrea Cann Chandrasekher is a Professor of Law at University of California, Davis.  She was previously visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern Law School where she co-taught courses in Criminal Law and Law and Economics, a Visiting Researcher at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and a Research Fellow at Stanford Law School. She has received many grants and fellowships for her research, including a recent grant from the Guggenheim foundation for her work on the connection between home foreclosures and crime.

Dr. Chandrasekher’s research is within the fields of empirical law and economics, criminal law, and policing. She has studied a variety of topics including broken windows policing and police misconduct.  She is also interested in the fields of labor economics and applied econometrics. Her research has appeared in Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, DePaul Law Review, and Georgetown Law Journal.

She holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a Ph.D. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley.