Biography: I was born on 1983 in Matale District and I have completed my school studies through three schools. I gained my first degree (Special in Sociology) from the University of Peradeniya and completed my Master of Arts degree from the Same University. Fistly I have assumed duties as a lecturer on contract basis at the
Ms. Dodan Godage Kanchana completed her B.A. (Hons) (Special) Degree in Political Science in 2009 and a Master Degree in Political Science at the University of Peradeniya in 2012. Further, she has conducted a Master Degree in Public Policy and Governance at the North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2015. She has work experiences which
Gurushanth holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Colombo. He has better experience in the field of academic research activities as well as working with the undergraduates as a research guide. His research interest area includes poverty, finance, displacement and resettlement.
Biography: Since 2018, I have been involved in teaching, research and other academic activities related to Youth and Community Development. Currently, I am coordinating the BA in Youth and Community Development, offered by the Department of Social Studies. I completed my Master of Social Sciences (MSSc) in Sociology with a research component. I completed the
Prof. Sirimevan Colombage, who was the first Chair Professor of Social Studies at the Open University of Sri Lanka, received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manchester, UK in 1985 with specialization in international finance. He started his academic career at the University of Ceylon, Peradeniya in 1969 as an Assistant Lecturer, having
Biography: With the upbringing and exposure I was blessed with my first degree and my masters research degree, I have always had the interest to find why poor countries often stay poor and how these countries can catch up with the ladder of economic growth and development. Previous research on this focus has turned up