Shen Hong is a Professor of English at the School of International Studies at Zhejiang University. He obtained his Ph.D. (Medieval English Literature), M.A. (Renaissance Studies) and B.A. (English Language & Literature) from Peking University. He was a Visiting Scholar at Oxford, Harvard, Toronto, Bristol and Yale. Besides English literature, Hong is also interested in the study of Sino-foreign cultural relations and exchanges, missionary studies, and bibliography.