Dr. Mackenzie (Mack) Zalin is Librarian for Modern Languages and Literatures & Comparative Thought and Literature in the Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University. In this capacity, he oversees collection development, reference, and instruction in the Sheridan Libraries for French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Yiddish languages and literatures. He also liaises with the Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program.

Dr. Zalin is the current chair of the Advisory Board of the American Office of L’Année philologique to the Society for Classical Studies. He is also an ex-officio member of the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique.


MS, Library Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2019
PhD, Classical Studies, Duke University, 2016
MSt, Greek and Latin Languages and Literature, University of Oxford, 2010
BA, Greek and Roman Studies (Minor in Spanish; honors, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude), Rhodes College, 2009