Robin Lakoff

professor emerita of linguistics

Robin Lakoff studies language and gender, the politics of language, and language and popular culture. More academically, her work comes under the rubrics of sociolinguistics and the relationship between language form and language function. She has written or edited 10 books, among them Language and Woman's Place, Face Value: The Politics of Beauty, Talking Power, and The Language War. She also blogs for The Huffington Post.

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