46 Notable alumni of
University of Sherbrooke

The University of Sherbrooke is 1068th in the world, 393rd in North America, and 25th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 46 notable alumni from the University of Sherbrooke sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. girl in red

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    girl in red
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1999-.. (age 22)
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Girl in Red is the indie pop music project of Norwegian singer-songwriter and record producer Marie Ulven Ringheim (born 16 February 1999). She rose to prominence with her homemade bedroom pop songs about romance and mental health featured on the early EPs Chapter 1 (2018) and Chapter 2 (2019). Her debut studio album If I Could Make It Go Quiet, was released through AWAL on 30 April 2021.

  2. Aziz Akhenouch

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    Aziz Akhenouch
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in the University of Sherbrooke
    Studied in 1986
    Occupations
    entrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    Aziz Akhannouch is a Moroccan businessman and current Minister of Agriculture since 2007.

  3. Jean Charest

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    Jean Charest
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John James "Jean" Charest is a Canadian politician who briefly served as the fifth Deputy Prime Minister of Canada in 1993 and, thereafter, as 29th premier of Quebec, from 2003 to 2012; the leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada from 1993 to 1998; and the leader of the Quebec Liberal Party from 1998 to 2012. He became Premier after winning the 2003 election; after he lost the 2012 election he announced that he would be resigning as Quebec Liberal Leader and leaving politics. Charest sits as an advisor to Canada's Ecofiscal Commission. Charest is currently a consultant for Huawei on the Meng Wanzhou case and for its 5G network plans in Canada.

  4. Camille Leblanc-Bazinet

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    Camille Leblanc-Bazinet
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    athlete
    Biography

    Camille Leblanc-Bazinet is a Canadian professional CrossFit Games athlete. She is the female winner of the 2014 CrossFit Games.

  5. Moulay Hafid Elalamy

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    Moulay Hafid Elalamy
    Born in
    Morocco Flag Morocco
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Moulay Hafid Elalamy is a Moroccan businessman and politician. He is the founder and owner of the Saham Group. He serves as the Minister of Industry, Trade, & New Technologies.

  6. Liu Chao-shiuan

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    Liu Chao-shiuan
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Liu Chao-shiuan is a Taiwanese educator and politician. He is a former president of the National Tsing Hua University (1987–1993) and Soochow University (2004–2008) and a former Premier of the Republic of China (2008–2009).

  7. Vivian Barbot

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    Vivian Barbot
    Born in
    Haiti Flag Haiti
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
    Biography

    Vivian Barbot is a Canadian teacher, activist, and politician. She is a former President of the Fédération des femmes du Québec, a former Member of Parliament and former vice-president of the Bloc Québécois. She was the party's interim leader and president following the resignation of Gilles Duceppe in May 2011. Barbot became the first person of a visible minority group to lead a Canadian federal political party with parliamentary representation.

  8. Simon Jolin-Barrette

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    Simon Jolin-Barrette
    Years
    20th Century
    Enrolled in the University of Sherbrooke
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Simon Jolin-Barrette is a Canadian lawyer and politician in Quebec, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2014 Quebec election. He represents the riding of Borduas as a member of the Coalition Avenir Québec.

  9. Pablo Rodríguez

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    Pablo Rodríguez
    Born in
    Argentina Flag Argentina
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Juan Pablo Rodríguez is an Argentine Canadian politician who currently serves as a Member of Parliament, representing the riding of Honoré-Mercier. Since November 20, 2019, Rodríguez has served as Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. Rodríguez previously served as the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

  10. Marie-Claude Bibeau

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    Marie-Claude Bibeau
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marie-Claude Bibeau is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Compton—Stanstead in the House of Commons in the 2015 federal election. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, she was sworn in as Minister of International Development and La Francophonie on November 4, 2015. She was appointed the first female Minister of Agriculture on March 1, 2019.

  11. Pierre-Marc Johnson

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    Pierre-Marc Johnson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyernon-fiction writeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Pierre-Marc Johnson, is a Quebec lawyer, physician and politician. He was the 24th Premier of Quebec from October 3 to December 12, 1985, making him the province's shortest-serving premier.

  12. Steven Blaney

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    Steven Blaney
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Steven Blaney is a Canadian businessman and Conservative politician. He served as the Minister of Public Safety Canada (July 15, 2013 – November 4, 2015) and previously as the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State for La Francophonie in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper (May 18, 2011 – July 14, 2013). He has represented the Québec riding of Lévis—Bellechasse in the Canadian House of Commons since the 2006 federal election. Despite his anglophone-sounding name, Blaney is a Francophone. He was reelected in the 2015 election. In 2017, he unsuccessfully ran for Conservative party leader.

  13. Rhéal Fortin

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    Rhéal Fortin
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Rhéal Éloi Fortin is a Canadian lawyer and politician, who is the member of the House of Commons for Rivière-du-Nord.

  14. Marwah Rizqy

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    Marwah Rizqy
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherlawyer
    Biography

    Marwah Rizqy is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election. She represents the electoral district of Saint-Laurent as a member of the Quebec Liberal Party.

  15. David McGuinty

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    David McGuinty
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    David Joseph McGuinty is a Canadian lawyer and politician from Ontario, Canada. He is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Ottawa South and sits in the House of Commons of Canada as a Liberal. He was first elected in the 2004 federal election and was re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 and 2019, the latter with a roughly 2-to-1 margin over the second place Conservative candidate.

  16. Ben Youssef Meïté

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    Ben Youssef Meïté
    Born in
    Ivory Coast Flag Ivory Coast
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Ben Youssef Meïté is a sprinter from Côte d'Ivoire. In 2010 he competed at the 2010 African Championships in Nairobi and won the gold medal with a time of 10.08 seconds. He went on to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he finished fifth in the 100 meter dash with a personal best and national record of 9.96.

  17. Nathalie Roy

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    Nathalie Roy
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Nathalie Roy is a Canadian politician. She is a member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Montarville, first elected in the 2012 election. She is currently serving as the Ministry of Culture and Communications (Quebec). Prior to her election, Roy served as a journalist and news anchor with TVA Nouvelles.

  18. Sylvain Charlebois

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    Sylvain Charlebois
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Sylvain Charlebois is a Canadian researcher and professor in food distribution and food policy at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is Dalhousie's past Dean of the Faculty of Management and holds a cross-appointment as professor in the Faculty of Agriculture. He is currently the Director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University.

  19. Anne Minh-Thu Quach

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    Anne Minh-Thu Quach
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anne Minh-Thu Quach is a Canadian politician who represented the electoral district of Salaberry—Suroît in the House of Commons of Canada from 2011 to 2019. She served as a member of the New Democratic Party.

  20. Nicola Di Iorio

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    Nicola Di Iorio
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Nicola Di Iorio is a Canadian politician. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, he sat as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel from his victory in the 2015 federal election until his resignation in January 2019.

  21. Ruba Ghazal

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    Ruba Ghazal
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ruba Ghazal is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election. She represents the electoral district of Mercier as a member of Québec solidaire.

  22. Réjean Hébert

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    Réjean Hébert
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Réjean Hébert is a Canadian politician and geriatrician. He was a member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Saint-François, first elected in the 2012 election, he served as Minister of Health and Social Services in the government of Pauline Marois.

  23. Adrien D. Pouliot

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    Adrien D. Pouliot
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Adrien D. Pouliot is a Quebec lawyer, businessman and politician.

  24. Bernard Sévigny

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    Bernard Sévigny
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bernard Sévigny is a Canadian politician, who was mayor of Sherbrooke, Quebec from 2009 to 2017.

  25. Diane Lemieux

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    Diane Lemieux
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Diane Lemieux is a politician, feminist and Quebec administrator.

  26. Guy Chevrette

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    Guy Chevrette
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Guy Chevrette served as Parti Québécois leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada, from 1987 to 1989. He was the MNA for the riding of Joliette-Montcalm from 1976 to 1981 and Joliette from 1981 to 2002.

  27. Claudine Mercier

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    Claudine Mercier
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    comedian
    Biography

    Claudine Mercier is a Québécoise comedian, singer, actress and impressionist.

  28. Guy Breton

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    Guy Breton
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the University of Sherbrooke
    In 1974 graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    physicianradiologist
    Biography

    Guy Breton is a Canadian radiologist and academic administrator. From 2010 to 2020, he was rector of the Université de Montréal in Quebec, Canada.

  29. Lorraine Desmarais

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    Lorraine Desmarais
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposerjazz musicianuniversity teacherfull professor
    Biography

    Lorraine Desmarais C.M. is a French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Born in Montreal, she earned a B.Mus. (1977) and M.Mus. (1979) in classical piano at Université de Sherbrooke. She studied with Armas Maiste at McGill University in 1978-79, and later took lessons from Kenny Barron in New York. She has also been influenced by Chick Corea and Oscar Peterson.

  30. Rémi Quirion

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    Rémi Quirion
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in the University of Sherbrooke
    In 1980 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Rémi Quirion, is a Canadian scientist. He is the first Chief Scientist of Quebec.

  31. Christine Labrie

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    Christine Labrie
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christine Labrie is a Canadian politician, She was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election and represents the electoral district of Sherbrooke as a member of Québec solidaire.

  32. Monique Gagnon-Tremblay

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    Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Monique Gagnon-Tremblay is a politician in Quebec, Canada. She was the MNA for the riding of Saint-François in the Estrie region from 1985 to 2012. She served as Liberal leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of Quebec from May 1998 to December 1998 and Deputy Premier in 1994 and from 2003 to 2005. Gagnon-Tremblay has been the member of the National Assembly for Saint-François since December 1985.

  33. Hélène Daneault

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    Hélène Daneault
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Hélène Daneault is a Canadian politician. She was a Coalition Avenir Québec member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Groulx from 2012 to 2014, first elected in the 2012 election.

  34. Élise Turcotte

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    Élise Turcotte
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    poetwriternovelist
    Biography

    Élise Turcotte is a Canadian writer. She completed her BA and MA in literary studies at the University of Quebec and later received her doctorate at the Université de Sherbrooke. She now teaches literature at a CEGEP in Montreal, where she currently resides. Her writing has won much praise, and among other things she has won the Grand Prix de Poésie, as well as the 2003 Governor General's Award for her novel La Maison étrangère and the Prix Émile-Nelligan for La voix de Carla in 1987 and for La terre est ici in 1989.

  35. Louise Dupré

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    Louise Dupré
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistjournalistplaywrightwriter
    Biography

    Louise Dupré is a Quebec poet and novalist.

  36. Alexandre Baril

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    Alexandre Baril
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Alexandre Baril, is a Canadian writer and since 2018 an associate professor at the School of Social Work, at the University of Ottawa. He researches sexual and gender diversity, bodily diversity ((dis)ability and health), and linguistic diversity. He considers his work to be intersectional, involving queer, trans, feminist and gender studies, as well as sociology of the body, health, social movements, and of critical suicidology.

  37. Annie Martin

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    Annie Martin
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    beach volleyball player
    Biography

    Annie Martin is a Canadian female beach volleyball player. She has represented her country at the 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics. Her current playing partner is Marie-Andrée Lessard.

  38. Yvon Vallières

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    Yvon Vallières
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yvon Vallières is a Quebec politician and teacher. He was a Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Richmond in the Estrie region from 1973 to 1976 and from 1981 to 2012. Formerly the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food from 2003 to 2007, he is the current Chair of the Government Caucus. He was a member of the Quebec Liberal Party.

  39. France Théoret

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    France Théoret
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Enrolled in the University of Sherbrooke
    In 1982 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in French studies
    Occupations
    poetwriternovelisteditorfeminist
    Biography

    France Théoret is a Canadian feminist, author, poet, and teacher.

  40. Carole David

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    Carole David
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    poetwriternovelist
    Biography

    Carole David is a Quebec poet and novelist.

  41. Thierry St-Cyr

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    Thierry St-Cyr
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    engineerpolitician
    Biography

    Thierry St-Cyr is an engineer and former Bloc Québécois politician in Quebec, Canada. He served as the Member of Parliament for Jeanne-Le Ber from 2006 to 2011.

  42. Pierre-André Fournier

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    Pierre-André Fournier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1943-2015 (aged 72)
    Enrolled in the University of Sherbrooke
    1977-1981 graduated with master's degree in pastoral theology
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Pierre-André Fournier was a Canadian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the sixth Archbishop of Rimouski.

  43. Yves A. Lussier

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    Yves A. Lussier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    bioinformatician
    Biography

    Yves A. Lussier is a physician-scientist conducting research in Precision medicine, Translational bioinformatics and Personal Genomics. As a co-founder of Purkinje, he pioneered the commercial use of controlled medical vocabulary organized as directed semantic networks in electronic medical records, as well as Pen computing for clinicians.

  44. Danielle Fournier

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    Danielle Fournier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistessayistwriter
    Biography

    Danielle Fournier is a Quebec educator and writer.

  45. France Boisvert

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    France Boisvert
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    writernovelistpoet
    Biography

    France Boisvert is a Quebec educator and writer.

  46. Liette Vasseur

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    Liette Vasseur
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    researcherbiologist
    Biography

    Liette Vasseur is a Canadian biologist who has held the UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability: From Local to Global in the Department of Biological Sciences since 2014 (renewed in 2018) at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She is also a member of the Women and Gender Studies program and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre. She is the President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.