Allan Cho

Community Engagement Librarian (Program Services)

Allan Cho, Community Engagement LibrarianBackground

Allan Cho (he/him) has a Master’s degrees in Library and Information Studies, History, and Education from UBC.  His previous professional experience include Research Commons Librarian and Digital Humanities liaison librarian.  Allan’s research interests are in Asian Canadian history, literature, and culture and outside of work volunteers his time for several community organizations with social justice and anti-racism causes.

Current Role and Responsibilities

Allan’s work includes supporting ongoing community initiatives and leading new ones, focusing on community engagement with historically underrepresented groups, piloting IKBLC’s AskAway coordination, subject liaison librarian with the School of Information, and developing of a new speaker series with the support of the Peña Family Foundation.