Researcher biography

Dr Kayoko Hashimoto's main research areas are language policy and language education in multilingual and multicultural contexts. Her latest work is Asian Studies Review special issue "Japan and Southeast Asia: Language, mobility and employability" (Dec 2022) as the guest editor. Her publications include an edited book (Japanese Language and Soft Power in Asia, 2018, Palgrave Macmillan), a co-edited book (Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia: Lessons from Japan and Vietnam, 2018, Routledge; with V. T. Nguyen), and a co-authored book (Beyond Native-speakerism: Current Explorations and Future Visions, 2018, Routledge; with S. A. Houghton & D. J. Rivers).

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