Florence Chia-ying Yeh 1924-

She is Professor Emerita of Chinese Literature at the University of British Columbia. Graduated from Fu Jen University in China in 1945, she has taught classical Chinese poetry in Taiwan, the US and Canada. Her scholarly works have had a great influence over the modern study of classical Chinese poetry. After her retirement in 1990, she made a donation to set up a scholarship programme at Nankai University, Tianjin, where she still teaches from time to time.