Our Team


Zhijia Shen

Principle Investigator / Project Director



Zhijia is Director of the East Asia Library of the University of Washington Libraries and Chinese Studies Librarian. She has a Ph.D. from University of Chicago in Chinese history and an MS in Library and Information Science from University of Illinois. Her research interest focuses on the changing roles of libraries in the information age and history of modern China.



Luo Juan

Editor Coordinator
Juan is a PhD student in sociocultural anthropology at University of Washington. She has worked in a non-governmental organization (NGO) delivering primary health care services at China and Burma border. Her research interest is NGO’s role in  health and development aid at borderlands.



Stephanie Ching-Yun Chang

Information Technology Coordinator
Stephanie is a senior physics major at the University of Washington. She comes from Taiwan. Enjoys reading and traveling.



Yunqian (Waterlily) Huang

Communication Coordinator 
Yunqian is a Junior undergraduate student at University of Washington. She is majoring in Neurobiology and Biology, minoring in entrepreneurship. As a formal office of the PR (Public Relation) and FR (Fund Raising) department of the University of Washington Chinese Students & Scholars Association, she really enjoys meeting new people and taking exciting challenges.


Sun Hao

Sun is an undergraduate senior student at the University of Washington, who double majors in History and LSJ. Sun became an Oral History Project volunteer because he wants to learn Asian Americans’ past experience to the US and was associated with the project since he was a sophomore.