Christiane Rousseau (born March 30, 1954 in Versailles, France) is a French and Canadian mathematician, a professor in the department of mathematics and statistics at the Université de Montréal. She was president of the Canadian Mathematical Society from 2002 to 2004.
Education and career
Rousseau earned her Ph.D. from the Université de Montréal in 1977, under the supervision of Dana Schlomiuk. After postdoctoral research at McGill University, she joined the Montréal faculty in 1979, and was promoted to full professor in 1991.
She has received the Adrien-Pouliot Prize and the Abel-Gauthier Prize of the Mathematical Association of Québec, the 2009 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service from the Canadian Mathematical Society, and the 2014 George Pólya Award of the Mathematical Association of America for her article "How Inge Lehmann Discovered the Inner Core of the Earth". In 2012, she became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). In 2017 she became the inaugural recipient of the AMS' Bertrand Russell prize for furthering human values and the common good through mathematics. In 2018 the Canadian Mathematical Society listed her in their inaugural class of fellows.
- Curriculum vitae, retrieved 2014-12-17.
- Christiane Rousseau at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Christiane Rousseau to Receive the 2009 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service, Canadian Mathematical Society, retrieved 2014-12-17.
- How Inge Lehmann Discovered the Inner Core of the Earth, Mathematical Association of America, retrieved 2014-12-17.
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2014-12-17.
- "2018 Bertrand Russell Prize" (PDF), Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 65 (4): 470, April 2018
- Canadian Mathematical Society Inaugural Class of Fellows, Canadian Mathematical Society, December 7, 2018