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Department of Political Science

University of Peradeniya

Academic Staff

The Department of Political Science is staffed by about 21 highly qualified academics specialized in a range of sub-disciplines of Political Science and are actively engaged in teaching, research and administrative activities. They have obtained extensive exposure in teaching and research locally and internationally.

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Dr. Athula Withanawasam

Head of Department
BA(Hons.), MA, PhD

withanawasam@gmail.com
+94 77 3708241

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Prof. G.D.R.U. Abeyrathne

Professor of Political Science
BA(Hons.), MPhil, PhD

abeyrathne.upul@gmail.com
Researchgate ID : Click here

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Dr. A.K. Jeewaka Saman Kumara

Senior Lecturer
BA(Hons.), P.Dip, MA, PhD

jeewakas@hotmail.com
+94 71 8267313

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Dr. Malini Balamayuran

Senior Lecturer
BA, MA, Ph.D.

maliniparamaguru@gmail.com

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Dr. Athambawa Sarjoon

Senior Lecturer
BA Hons in Political Science (Peradeniya), M.Phil in Political Science (University of Colombo), PhD in Political Science (National University of Malaysia-UKM, Malaysia)

sarjoona@gmail.com & sarjoona@pdn.ac.lk
+94 77 3080654
Researchgate ID : Click here
Academia ID : Click here
ISI Researcher ID : I-4053-2016

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Dr. Ramasamy Ramesh

Lecturer
BA(Hons.), MRDP, PhD

ramnaresh45@yahoo.com

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Mr. N.Sivakumar

Lecturer
BA(Hons.), MA, MPPG, Attorney at Law

yosivan@yahoo.com
+94 77 9262369

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Mr. S.K. Walakuluge

Lecturer (Probationary)
BA (Hons.), MPhil (reading)

walakulugeslfs@gmail.com
+94 71 636 2036

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Ms. Hasini Lecamwasam

Lecturer (Probationary)
BA (Hons.), MA (Hungary)

hasinilecamwasam@rocketmail.com
+94 77 1340331

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Mr. K. Satheeswaran

Temporary Lecturer
BA (Hons.), MA

kalaimaransathees@gmail.com
+94 75 4363785

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Ms. Chamalie Athukorala

Temporary Lecturer
B.A.(Hons.), MA(reading)

chamiathukorala75@gmail.com
+94 713533646

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Miss. K.B.G.M Priyanwada

Temporary Lecturer
B.A.(Hons.),Master of Public Policy and Governance

+94 77 8454415