Anne McNulty is a senior at Stony Brook University. She is enrolled in the Honors College and majors in Linguistics with a concentration in Asian and Asian American Studies. She has been studying Japanese since 2011, and her research interests include translation theory and Japanese and Korean linguistics.
Eriko Sato received her Ph.D. degree in linguistic from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies. She is also the Executive Director of the Japan Center as well as the Founding Director of the Pre-College Japanese Language Program at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has written other Japanese titles, including the best-selling Japanese for Dummies and Japanese Phrases for Dummies.
Illustrator Rose Goldberg is a senior at Stony Brook University. She majors in Studio Art and Asian and Asian American Studies, and minors in Art History and Japanese Studies. Art has been her passion since her childhood, and Japanese-style illustrations have been capturing her interest. She has taken many art courses at the university and enjoys working with many types of mediums.