Naoko Hosokawa is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tokyo. She obtained PhD in oriental studies from the University of Oxford in 2015, holds an M.Sc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, an M.A. in Political Science from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Policy Management from Keio University. Her main fields of research are sociolinguistics and media discourse analysis related to the question of national and regional identity.