Dr Kayoko Hashimoto

Senior Lecturer

School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 56328


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).

Research Interests

  • Language policy in Asia
  • Language and identity
  • Japanese language teaching in Asia
  • Australia and Asia literacy
  • Minority languages and individual empowerment
  • Languages and employability in higher education
  • Languages and transnational migration


  • Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University
  • Masters (Coursework), Sophia University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Kansai Gaidai University (Kansai University of Foreign Languages)


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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Hashimoto, Kayoko (2012). Literacy policy in multicultural Australia. Linguapax Asia International Symposium 2011, Tokyo, Japan, 3 December 3 2011. Tokyo, Japan: Sun Process Co..

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision