Dr. Esther Surenthiraraj

Esther Surenthiraraj holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the University of Lausanne, and an MA in Linguistics (with a concentration in Language and Communication) from Georgetown University, Washington DC. She teaches a variety of  linguistics courses employing a critical approach to language studies. Her research is interdisciplinary and her recent work focuses on memory, narrative, rhetoric and identity in postwar Sri Lanka.


  • Ph.D. in Social Sciences (University of Lausanne)
  • MA in Linguistics with a concentration in Language and Communications (Georgetown University, Washington DC)
  • BA English Hons. (University of Colombo)