Jana Lokajová is a Ph.D. student of Slavonic philology at Charles University and her research focuses on applying conversation analysis in the institutional context of American political interviews. She studied English-American studies & Slovak studies and in 2017 she was appointed sworn translator for the Slovak-English language by the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak republic. In 2015 she was awarded the Ruth-Crawford Mitchell scholarship for her project of the perception of English technical vocabulary by the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests lie in sociolinguistics, the interactional management of asymetrical relationships in media, and the phenomenon of evasive communication of politicians. She is a co-author of the English language book Advanced Topics in English for Mechanical Engineering (Spektrum: 2021) and the author of the book on the Slovak language for foreigners – Slovak for your job (Spektrum: 2023).