Andrea Cann Chandrasekher


Position Title
Professor of Law

1108 King Hall

Andrea Cann Chandrasekher holds a B.A. from Stanford University, a Masters in Statistics from UC Berkeley, a Ph.D. in Economics from UC Berkeley and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. Prior to joining the faculty at UC Davis, she was a 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. 

Chandrasekher’s research lies within the fields of empirical arbitration and criminal justice public policy.  In her empirical arbitration work, she has studied the repeat player effect as well as arbitrator diversity, in both commercial and employment arbitration.  In her criminal justice-related work, she has investigated a variety of topics including policing, the relationship between home foreclosures and crime, and traffic accidents.  She is also interested in the fields of applied econometrics and machine learning.

Education and Degree(s)
  • J.D. Stanford Law School, 2012
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2009
  • M.A. Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2003
  • A.B. Economics and Public Policy, Stanford University, 1998
Honors and Awards
  • Fellow, Stanford Law School, 2012 - 2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University School of Law, 2009 - 2012
  • Visiting Researcher, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, 2011 - 2012
Research Interests & Expertise
  • Law And Economics
  • Criminal Law And Procedure
  • Labor Law
  • Law And Society
  • Police And Policing