Abigaël Candelas de la Ossa

University at Buffalo Sociolinguistics Lab

About the Lab

The Sociolinguistics Lab was established in 2016 to bring together a community of scholars in sociolinguistics, multilingualism, and related areas of inquiry at the University at Buffalo. We are one of several research labs here at the Linguistics Department, providing a forum for researchers to discuss and develop their work.

We meet weekly during the semester for research presentations. Being an interdisciplinary group, we welcome a range of perspectives and methods. Projects by lab members include work on:


In addition to research presentations, we also run professional development workshops. Our workshops include:

Members of our lab also organize a Shut Up And Write! group that meets regularly during the semester.


To join our listserv and be kept informed of our events and work, please contact the Lab director, Abigaël Candelas de la Ossa (abigaelc at buffalo dot edu).