CHRISTIAN GENEST



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

VOX: (514) 398-3818
FAX: (514) 398-3899
EMAIL: cgenest at math dot mcgill dot ca

EDUCATION

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

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary: Multivariate analysis, nonparametric statistics, extreme-value theory
Secondary: Applications in actuarial science, finance, and hydrology
Tertiary: History of statistics, scientometry

MAIN CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Holder, Canada Research Chair in Stochastic Dependence Modeling
Associate Editor, International Statistical Review (2014- )
Associate Editor, Journal of Multivariate Analysis (2003- )

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

ISI Member (1992), ASA Fellow (1996), IMS Fellow (1997)
ASSQ Honorary Member (2012)

Pierre Robillard Award (1984), SSC Distinguished Service Award (1997)
CRM-SSC Prize (1999), SSC Gold Medal (2011)

Summa Research Award, Université Laval (1999)
Professeur étoile, Université Laval (1999, 2003, 2005, 2010)

PUBLICATION RECORD

228 publications, including 113 peer-reviewed research articles
Google Scholar profile for Christian Genest

TRAINING OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

Completed: 44 MSc, 5 PhD, 8 postdocs
Current: 1 MSc (Salem), 5 PhD (Beck, Cormier, Côté, Murphy, Schulz), 2 Postdoc (Carey, Zhao)

SEMINARS AND TALKS

264 talks and public lectures in 18 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
Director, Laboratoire de statistique, Centre de recherches mathématiques, 2012-15
Regional Director, Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute, 2012-15

Editor, The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 1998-2000
Associate Editor for 10 different journals, e.g.,
Test (2002-04) and Journal of Nonparametric Statistics (2005-08)

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