2006-2009 PhD. In Japanese Society and Culture, Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University
2004-2006 M.A. in Japanese Society and Culture, , Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University
1994-1996 B.A in Language and Media Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
2018-2019 Keimyung University, Faculty of Humanities and International Studies, Department of Japanese Studies, Assistant Professor
2015-2016 Osaka City University, Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences,
Appointed Assistant Professor
2010-2014 Dalarna University, Faculty of Media and Languages, Department of Japanese Language, Senior Lecturer
Dr. Amino earned her doctorate in Comparative Social and Cultural Studies from Kyushu University in 2009, after which she was appointed as Faculty Fellow at Dalarna University. From 2013 to 2015, Dr. Amino researched institutional talk as a visiting scholar with Georgetown University, which was later followed by several grant, such as Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 2016 -2019 to research neo-gerontology. Her current projects include work on institutional talk with respect to health discourse, university-industry and international liaison efforts, and contextualizing AGI with the collaboration of informatics, which is selected as a featured workshop at Science Agora 2019, supported by Japanese Scientific Agency in 2019.
As for her pedagogical background, she has taught intermediate to upper level of Japanese proficiency courses. Japanese Discourse Analysis and Comparative Linguistics, and Japanese Modern short stories at Dalarna University or other universities.
Her current research orientation includes linguistic strategy of Science Communication, Objectivity in qualitative research method.
Amino, Kaoru (2020) Validation, Invalidation, and Negative Speech Acts in Dementia Care Discourse, Frontier in Commination, Health communication,doi:10.3389/fcomm.2020.00020
網野薫菊(2020)「オバマとトランプのインタビューにおける聴衆分析とスピーチ?アコモデーション；オンライン;“Readability”解析ツールの応用による「分かりやすさ」の分析」, (100%),松村瑞子先生退職記念論文集:語用論研究の可能性, 九州大學,pp340-359.
Amino, Kaoru (2019) Conceptualizing the Japanese and American occupational meeting: An examination of the pragmatic usage in discourse markers “Oh” and “Att”, International Journal of Communication and Media Studies (IJCMS), Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp1-16.
Amino, Kaoru (2018) The application of sociolinguistics on Japan’s current social innovation narrative discourse,International Journal of Current Innovation Research Vol.4, Issue, 8., (A), pp1324-1330.
Amino, Kaoru (2018) Stance-taking in Dazai Osamu, Gyakko and Akutagawa Ronen; Reconstructing the real intention behind the elderly characters’ utterance,International Journal of Linguistics and Literature (IJLL), vol7, Issue 6, pp71-99.
網野薫菊(2014) 「『トロッコ』『杜子春』におけるフラッシュバック?フラッシュフォーワード技法―『かたり』『內的獨白』両テキストジャンル分析を通して―」, 芥川龍之介研究, 第八號, pp12-26.
網野薫菊(2014)「引用節中の男女文末表現と語り手の伝達態度－ナラティブのピーク部におけるスタイル維持を中心に－」, 東アジア日本語?日本文化研究, pp54-78.