Haruko Minegishi Cook

Haruko Minegishi Cook is a Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She earned a PhD in Linguistics from University of Southern California. Her main research interests include language socialization, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, and pragmatics. She has published in major journals and edited volumes a number of articles on the Japanese sentence-final particles, honorifics, and style shift from a constructivist perspective.