Kathleen Miao

PhD Student


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Actuarial Science
  • Financial Risk Management


Kathleen is a 1st year PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Silvana Pesenti.  They have a MA Theoretical Statistics from York University, a MSc Applied Mathematics and a BSc Hons Financial Mathematics from Ryerson University.  Their interest lies in financial risk management, particularly in the impact of regulation on systemic behaviours of the financial market.


  • Faculty of Arts and Science Recognition of Excellence Award.
  • Faculty of Arts and Science Doctoral Recruitment Award.