Miok D. Pak is Assistant Professor of Korean Linguistics and Language in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at George Washington University. She received her PhD in theoretical linguistics from Georgetown University. Her research covers a wide variety of topics in syntax, semantics and pragmatics and their interfaces as well as pedagogy. She is a co-author of “The Routledge Courses in Business Korean” (with Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Routledge 2019) and has a number of publications in major linguistics journals on the topics of clause types, interpretation of the subject in jussive clause types, speaker and addressee in syntax and semantics (in joint with Paul Portner and Raffaella Zanuttini) and agreement in Korean. Her most recent research is on honorifics and politeness and their grammatical change.