Associate Professor, St. John's Univ. Libraries
Director of Loretto Memorial Library
Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Rutgers University
MLS, Library and Information Science, Rutgers University
BA, English, Chongqing Architectural Engineering Institute
Dr. Mark Meng has been working at St. John's University since 1991. Currently he is the director of the Loretto Memorial Library on Staten Island Campus. He has taught an honor's course in Comparative Study of Literature and many library instructional classes. He also teaches an online course, Discover New York.
Dr. Meng's main research interest is in the field of information acquisition skills. He has presented several papers on developing online learning modules and on the conceptual frameworks for information literacy instruction in national and international conferences. He has also written numerous book reviews in the areas of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature for leading library and information science journals.
A strong believer in liberal arts education, Dr. Meng is committed to cultivating and preparing college students for value added education and lifelong learning skills. He promotes a student-centered approach in the classroom which will encourage learners to discover their own potential and to unbind their imagination.