Bachelor, Yunnan University, 1982; Master of Arts, Yunnan University, 1985; Master of Arts, Ohio University, Athens, 1991; Master of Library Science, St. John's University, New York, 1994.
Library Director Pitt Community College, since 2011; Associate director libraries and head technical services Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, since 2000; cataloging coordinator, assistant professor Southern Oregan University, Ashland, 1996—2000; library, cataloger systems Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania, 1994—1996; reference library York College City University of New York, Jamaica, 1994; deputy director Institute Southeast Asian Studies, Kunming, 1987—1989, head indo-chinese studies division, 1985—1987; Advisor Chinese Culture Club Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, since 2002, Yunnan Provincial Libr., Kunming, since 2005; president Midwest Chinese Sci. and Culture Association, Columbus, Ohio, since 2007; director Ohio Chinese Arts Troupe, since 2009; Contributor to professional journals; singer: (chinese folk songs) Shuo Ju Xin Li Hua (Winner first award OSU CSSS,karaoke concert, 2001), (Operas) Bao Long Tu (Special award Libr. Society China Annual Conference, 2006).
Master: Board Directors CALA
Midwest Chinese Sci. and Culture Association (president 2007?Co); ALAO TEDSIG (2007?Co08)
American Library Association IRC (associate; 2008)
2008 - 2009
American Library Association ALCTS Best LRTS (associate; 2008)
2008 - 2009
American Library Association ALCTS CMDS (associate; 2008)
2008 - 2011
American Library Association Association Libr. Collections & Tech. Services (associate; 2000?Co08)
2000 - 2000
Academic Libr. Association Ohio (associate)
Association Libr. Collections & Tech. Services (associate)
Association Chinese Historian United States of America. (associate)
Internet Chinese Librarians Club (associate)
CONSORT Catalog Subcommittee (associate; chair 2002?Co04)
American Library Association (associate)
Chinese American Librarians Association (life; vice president, board directors, chair international relations, 1996?Co2008, president 2009?Co10)
Spouse Yan Zhao.