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News Posted on November 30, 2020

American Law and Economics Association selects Professor Chandrasekher as director

Professor Andrea Cann Chandrasekher has been elected as a director of the American Law and Economics Association.

Founded in 1991, the association includes academic and practicing lawyers and economists. The group states that its purpose is to advance “the economic understanding of law and related areas of public policy and regulation."

Professor Chandrasekher's research interests include criminal law, law and economics, quantitative methods, criminal justice public policy analysis, and policing. She holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley. She has taught as a visiting assistant professor at Northwestern School of Law and served as a fellow at Stanford Law School.