Academic Staff-Social Studies dept

Academic Staff

Prof.  Anton Piyarathne (Head of the Department)

BA (Colombo), MA (Colombo), PhD (Macquarie-Australia)
Professor
apiya@ou.ac.lk

Prof. A. S. Chandrabose

BA (Peradeniya), MA (Peradeniya), MPhil (JNU), PhD (JNU)
Professor
ascha@ou.ac.lk

Dr. N. S. Abeysinghe

BA (Colombo), MA (Econ-CMB), MA (IR-CMB), PhD (Malaysia)
Senior Lecturer (G I)
nsabe@ou.ac.lk

Emeritus Professor Sirimevan Colombage

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Manchester M.A. in Economics, University of Manchester B.A. Hons. in Economics, University of Ceylon, Peradeniya
Emeritus Professor

 

Emeritus Professor Upali Vidanapathirana

BA (Hons Economics), KLN, MSc (AIT), MBA (PIM), PhD (JNU),
Senior Professor

Dr. B. M. P. Mendis

BA (Kelaniya), MA (Lancaster), MPhil (Leicester), PhD (NUS)
Senior Lecturer (G I)
mmend@ou.ac.lk

Dr. S. N. Morais

BA (Jaffna), MA (Colombo), PhD (AIT)
Senior Lecturer (G I)
nsmor@ou.ac.lk

Dr. Sepalika Welikala

BA (Colombo), MA (California), PhD (California)
Senior Lecturer (G I)
sweli@ou.ac.lk

Dr. Kanchana Sujananie Bulumulle

BA (University of Peradeniya, SL), M.Phil (University of Peradeniya, SL), Ph.D (University of Adelaide)
Senior Lecturer (G I)
kbulu@ou.ac.lk

Mrs. Thiwankee Abeywardena Wickramasinghe

BA (University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka), LL.B (Open University of Sri Lanka), Mssc (University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka), Attorney-at-Law
Senior Lecturer (G I)
thiwankee_w@yahoo.co.uk

Dr. G.T. Madhubhashini Galagedarage

BA (Colombo), MPhil (Kelaniya), PhD ( NUM)
Senior Lecturer (G I)
gtmad@ou.ac.lk

Ms. Purnima Perera

BA (Peradeniya), PGD in Health Dev (Colombo), MPhil (Peradeniya)
Senior Lecturer (G II)
japer@ou.ac.lk

Dr. Sanmugeswaran Pathmanesan

B.A (Hons, University of Jaffna), M.A (University of Madras), M.A, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky, USA), International Certificate in Applied Anthropology (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Graduate Certificate in Social Theory (University of Kentucky, USA)
Senior Lecturer Grade (II)
spath@ou.ac.lk

Mrs. Lekha Erandi Karunadasa

B.A. Hons. (University of Jayawardenapura, SL), PGD. (University of Colombo, SL),
Senior Lecturer (G II)
klkar@ou.ac.lk

Mrs. Thushari Gamage

BA (Open University of Sri Lanka, SL), MA (University of Colombo, SL)
Senior Lecturer (G II)
thush.nemesis@gmail.com

Dr. S. M. A. K. Samarakoon

BA (Colombo), MA (JNU), MPhil (JNU)
Senior Lecturer (G II)
smasa@ou.ac.lk

Ms. Udeni Herath

M.A. in Sociology, University of Kelaniya, MSSc (University of Kelaniya)
Senior Lecturer
hmuhe@ou.ac.lk

 

Mrs. Dulanii Liyanahetti

B.A. Hons. (University of Colombo, SL), M.Econ. (University of Colombo, SL), Attorney-at-Law
Lecturer
ddliy@ou.ac.lk

Mr. N. Balamurali – Jaffna R.C.

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
nbala@ou.ac.lk

Mr. Binara Angammana – Kurunegala R.C.

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
arang@ou.ac.lk

Mrs. Achinthya Koswatta

Masters in Economics (MEcon), University of Colombo B.A. Hons. in Economics, University of Peradeniya
Lecturer (Probationary)
hmkos@ou.ac.lk

Ms. Buddhima Padmasiri

B.A. Hons. in International Relations, University of Colombo M.A. in Conflict, Security and Development, King’s College, London Attorney- at – Law
Lecturer(Probationary)
khpad@ou.ac.lk

Academic Administrative Staff 

Ms. Dodan Godage Kanchana

BA (Sp)(Hons) in Political Science (University of Peradeniya),MA in Political Science (University of Peradeniya),

MA in Public Policy and Governance (North South University), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lecturer on Contract (G II)
dgkanchana84@gmail.com

Ms Nelum Uttamadasa

B.A. Hons. in International Relations, University of Colombo M.A. in International Relations, South Asian University, New Delhi
Lecturer on Contract (G II)
rnutt@ou.ac.lk

Ms. G.D.N.M. Godagampola / Anuradhapura R.C.

Lecturer -On Contract
gdgod@ou.ac.lk

Mr. N. Gurushanth

B.A. Hons. in Economics, University of Colombo
Temporary Lecturer

Academic Coordinator (On Contract)

Mr. Nelson De Silva  Academic Coordinator nelsondesilva@yahoo.com
Mr. V. Thiyagarajah  Academic Coordinator vthiy@ou.ac.lk
Ms. Lavangi Ranasinghe  Academic Coordinator pkran@ou.ac.lk
Ms. Nisayuru Ariyawardana  Academic Coordinator ssari@ou.ac.lk

Academic Coordinator (Part Time)

Mr. Nizam Lantra  Academic Coordinator lantra456@gmail.com
Ms.W.W.T.J. Perera  Academic Coordinator perera.thilanka3@gmail.com
Ms. M.A.C.J Jayawardhana  Academic Coordinator janani_sri29@yahoo.com
Mr. Cecil Pereira  Academic Coordinator chper@ou.ac.lk

Project Assistant

Ms. H. M. Dilani Dilmini  Project Assistant hmdil@ou.ac.lk
Ms.E.K.J.Kaushalya  Project Assistant ekkau@ou.ac.lk
Ms.S.T.N Sanjula  Project Assistant stsan@ou.ac.lk
Ms.A.K.Pieris  Project Assistant akpie@ou.ac.lk
Mr.J.M.R.D.Jayakody  Project Assistant jmjayak@ou.ac.lk
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