I am responsible for managing the East Asia Library, a branch library of Stanford University Libraries and one of the largest East Asian language collections in the United States. I oversee the collection development, public and reference services, technical processing, and daily operations of the East Asia Library.
- PhD, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Pennsylvania
- Master, Library and Information Sciences, Rutgers University
- BA, History, Peking (Beijing) University
Editor, Beyond the Book: Unique and Rare Primary Sources for East Asian Studies Collected in North America. Ann Arbor: Association for Asian Studies, 2021.
"Modern Libraries," in Jack W. Chen, et. al., eds., Literary Information in China: A History (New York: Columbia University Press, 2021), pp. 437-446.
"Transportation, Boarding, Lodging, and Trade along the Early Silk Road: A Preliminary Study of the Xuanquan Manuscripts," Journal of the American Oriental Society, 135.3 (2015), 421-432.
“The McCartee Library and the East Asian Collection of the University of Pennsylvania,” in Peter X. Zhou, ed., Collecting Asia: East Asian Libraries in North America, 1868-2008 (Ann Arbor: Association for Asian Studies, 2009), pp. 54-65.
“The Making, Writing, and Testing of Decisions in the Tang Government: A Study of the Role of the Pan in the 'Literary Bureaucracy' of Medieval China,” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews, 29 (2007), 129-167.
“Replacing hu with fan: A Change in the Chinese Perception of Buddhism during the Medieval Period,” Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, 21.1 (1998), 157-170.
“Zhang Yichao and Dunhuang in the 9th Century,” Journal of Asian History, 32.2 (1998), 97-144.
More about me
Before joing Stanford University Libraries in May, 2013, I served as the Head of Asia Library at the University of Michigan from 2008-2013, and the Chinese Studies Librarian at the University of Pennsylvania from 2000-2008.