Xuemao Wang is the Dean and University Librarian of the University of Cincinnati Libraries, a position he has held since August 2012. Prior to working at UC, he was the Associate Vice Provost of University Libraries at Emory University from 2009 through 2012. He also held positions at Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries (2004-2009), the Metropolitan New York Library Council (1999-2004), Queens Borough Public library (1994-1997) and at Sichuan Institute of Business Administration in Chongqing, China (1981-1991).
Xuemao received a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY; a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; and a Master of Library Science (MLS) from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA.
Xuemao has 30 years of progressive, diverse library and information services experience, with a career that spans both the public and academic library worlds. He has held global leadership positions in the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). He has a strong connection and networks with China’s academic and library leaders. Xuemao has formal professional and academic training in the management of business administration and management of library information services with expertise in information technology management.