A graduate of Queens University, Canada, Professor Antecol earned her M.A. from Queens University and her Ph.D. from McMaster University, Canada. She joined the faculty of Claremont McKenna College in 2001. She serves as the Director of the Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children at Claremont McKenna College, as well as a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Metropolis British Columbia (MBC).
Professor Antecol is the fifth holder of the James G. Boswell chair in economics, a gift to Claremont McKenna College by the James G. Boswell Foundation.