Jeffrey Rosenthal is a professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Toronto. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 1992. He was awarded the CRM-SSC Prize in 2006, the COPSS Presidents' Award in 2007, and teaching awards in 1991 and 1998. His book for the general public, Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities, was published in sixteen editions and ten languages, and was a bestseller in Canada. His website is

Jeffrey Recommends:
* "Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities", since I wrote it (!) and it explains my perspective as clearly as I can (while also hopefully being entertaining and engaging).
* Movies and TV shows that try to include math, like A Beautiful Mind and Numb3rs and Pi and 21,even though they don't always present it quite the same way I would.

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