Yoko Hasegawa, Professor of Japanese Linguistics, in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley, received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from UC Berkeley in 1992. She teaches Japanese Linguistics and serves as Coordinator of the University's Japanese Language Program.
Her publications include: Japanese: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014; The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation, London: Routledge, 2011; Soliloquy in Japanese and English, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2010; Nihongo kara mita nihonjin: Shutaisei no gengogaku (with Yukio Hirose), Tokyo: Kaitakusha, 2010; Elementary Japanese, Teacher's Guide, Boston: Tuttle, 2006; Elementary Japanese, Volume 2, Boston: Tuttle, 2006; Elementary Japanese, Volume 1, Boston: Tuttle, 2005; A Study of Clause Linkage: The Connective -TE in Japanese, Stanford: CSLI & Tokyo: Kurosio, 1996.
Her opinions regarding the recent accident in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant can be found in:
- Hiroaki Koide
- In the emperor's speech, a Japanese dynasty comes down to earth (Washington Post)
- Japan One Month Later: Elusive Royals Out of Seclusion to Help Victims (Time).