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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