Christian Genest, PhD, FRSC
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University
805, rue Sherbrooke ouest
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3A 0B9

EMAIL: First_Name dot Family_Name at mcgill dot ca


BSc (1977) U. du Québec à Chicoutimi
MSc (1978) U. de Montréal
PhD (1983) U. of British Columbia

Main awards and distinctions

Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, 1992
Fellow, American Statistical Association, 1996
Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 1997

First recipient, CRM-SSC Mid-Career Prize, 1999
26th Gold Medalist, Statistical Society of Canada, 2011

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 2015

Humboldt Forschungspreis, 2019
Trottier Fellow, 2019-2021
John L. Synge Award, 2020

Publication record

312 publications, including 151 peer-reviewed research articles
Google Scholar profile

Training of highly qualified personnel

Completed: 51 MSc, 9 PhD, 12 postdocs
Current: 6 MSc, 1 PhD, 2 postdoc

Seminars and talks

336 talks and public lectures in 19 countries worldwide

Selected past responsibilities

President, Statistical Society of Canada, 2007-08
President, Association des statisticiennes et statisticiens du Québec, 2005-08

Director, Institut des sciences mathématiques du Québec, 2012-15

Editor-in-Chief, The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 1998-2000
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2015-19

Coordinator, CRM Thematic Program on Risk in Complex Systems, August-December 2017

Full CV available on demand