Chris Shannon is the Richard and Lisa Steiny Professor of Economics, and Professor of Mathematics at University of California, Berkeley. She received both a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Kansas and both a M.S. in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.
Her recent research interests include uncertainty and risk in financial markets, quadratic concavity and determinancy of equilibrium, and the prevalent transversality theorem for Lipschitz functions.