Zhijia Shen

Zhijia Shen

 

Zhijia Shen
Vice Chair

Zhijia Shen, Director of the East Asia Library, University of Washington at Seattle since 2006. Previously, she was a tenured associate professor and Faculty Director of the East Asian Library at University of Colorado at Boulder,and Head of East Asian Library at University of Pittsburgh where she also was appointed adjunct professor on the faculty of the Department of History. She served as Chair of the Committee on Chinese Materials and member of the Executive Board of the Council for East Asian Libraries (CEAL,2005-08), President of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA,2010-11) & is the recipient of CALA 2018 Distinguished Service Award. In 2016, she was elected respectively as president of Society of Chinese Studies Librarians (SCSL) (2016-18),vice-president/president elect of CEAL (2016-18),and is currently President of CEAL (2018-20). She has a Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago and MS in Library and Information Science from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Her research and publications have been in the areas of East Asian librarianship, electronic resources for Chinese studies, and Chinese history, and history of Chinese Americans.

沈志佳,芝加哥大学历史学博士、美国伊利诺伊大学图书信息学硕士;现任美国华盛顿大学(西雅图)东亚图书馆馆长兼中文研究馆员。曾先后担任美国科罗拉多大学和匹兹堡大学东亚图书馆长教授、历史系兼职教授。2010-2011年任全美 华人图书馆员协会主席;获2018年全美 华人图书馆员协会杰出贡献奖。2016-2018任北美中文研究图书馆员学会主席。 现任北美东亚图书馆学会主席 (2018-2020) 。研究兴趣为东亚图书馆学及中国历史和北美华人历史等方面;编辑出版《余英时文集》十二卷 (广西师大出版社,2004-2014), 刘再复著作《文学十八题》(中信出版社,2011), Briding Cultures: Chinese American Librarians and Their Organization – A Glance at the Thirty Years of CALA (1973-2003) 《架起中美文化的桥梁:华人图书馆员协会回眸三十年》(广西师大出版社,2004)等。