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    I am an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at SUNY Buffalo.

    My research interests include: 
      • Sociolinguistics/ Linguistic Anthropology:
        • register, metalanguage, & ideology
        • youth language, gender, & ethnicity
      • Sinhala Linguistics
        • language varieties, code mixing, bilingualism
      • Lexical Semantics
        • case, argument realization, mood
    Courses at UB 2013-2014:
    • LIN 493/595 - Sociolinguistics (graduate)
    • LIN 315 - Language & Society 
    Courses at UNCW 2011-2013:
      • ENG 525 - Language, Gender, & Sexuality (graduate)
      • ENG 325 - Studies in Sociolinguistics
      • ENG 320 - Introduction to Linguistics
      • ENG 316 - Analyzing Style in Sociolinguistics
      • ENG 209 - Classical Languages of the Ancient Western World

    Contact: calazuba at buffalo dot edu

    Department of Linguistics
    605 Baldy Hall 
    University at Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY 14260-7022

    Languages:   Sinhala, English, Russian, Ancient Greek, Sanskrit

    Training:   I am very thankful to all of my wonderful professors & collaborators at