• Ph.D. (Chinese Literature, UBC)
  • M.A. (Comparative Literature, UBC)
  • Has been teaching Chinese language and literature in UBC since 1984.
  • Served as President of the Canadian TCSL Association (2004-2016), Chairman of the Canadian TCSL International Conference (2005-2016),
  • Executive Editor of the Canadian TCSL Journal (2005-2016).
  • Research interests including Cyclic Myths, Culture Archetypes, and the Modern Chinese Novel.