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Department of Sociology

Faculty of Arts - University of Peradeniya

Academic Staff


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Dr. R. M. Abeyrathne

Head of the Department
BA (Bowdon College, USA), M.A. (University of Washington), M. A. (Mahidol University,Thailand ), PhD (London)
Medical Anthropology / Anthropology

abey_rath@yahoo.com
+94 77 1525535

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Prof. Daya Amarasekara

BA (Peradeniya), MA (Peradeniya), Ph.D (Calcutta)
Sociology of Religion, Cultural Anthropological Issues in South Asia, Sociology of Education

dayaamarasekara@gmail.com
http://dayaamarasekara.info
+94 71 815566

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Prof. S. A. Atukorala

BA (Peradeniya), MA (Peradeniya)
Children, Youth, Village studies, NGOs, Participatory Development

saktissa@slt.lk
+94 71 8385641

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Prof. Mallika Pinnawala

Ph D(The Netherlands), MA (Peradeniya), BA (Peradeniya)
Urban Studies, Society Environment and Culture, Development Studies

mallikap@pdn.ac.lk
+94 71 8188147 / +94 81 2389144 / +94 83 892011

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Mr. W. A. S. N. Wijesinghe

BA (Peradeniya), MA (Thailand), Ph D(Reading - Sweden)
Medical Sociology, Reproductive Health, Peace and Conflict, Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconciliation, Religion and Conflict, Peace Building

shanti_nandana@yahoo.com
+94 777806240 / +94 81 5675670

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Dr. M.G. Manurathne

B.A.(Hons) (Peradeniya), M.Phil (Peradeniya), PhD ( New England , Australia )
Sustainable Community Development, Gender and Development, Resettlement planning

manurathne@yahoo.com
+94 71 3073102

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Dr. Sarath Gamlath

B.A.(Peradeniya), M.Sc. (AIT, Bangkok), PhD (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia)
Social Work and Social Development, International Social Work, Social and Welfare Policy

sarath.gamlath@gmail.com
+94 81 2240688 / +94 77 7513439

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Dr. H. M. K. Shantha Wanninayake

BA (Peradeniya), M Phill (Peradeniya), Ph. D(Gothenburg University, Sweden)
Peace and Development, Migration, Human Displacement, Disaster Management, Refugees and Internal Displacement.

shanthaw2003@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392611 / +94 71 8489896

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Dr. W. M. S. M. Kumari Thoradeniya

BA (Peradeniya), MA (Peradeniya), Lphil(Sweden), Ph D (Gothenburg University, Sweden)
Social Psychology, Gender

m_sachitra@yahoo.com
+94 81 2392611 / +94 77 1516586

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Dr. Upali Weerakoon

BA (Peradeniya), M Phill (Peradeniya), Ph. D(Peradeniya)
Rural Sociology, Social Problems, Social Work and Welfare, Sociology of Education.

wmuweerakoon@yahoo.com
+94 71 8495489 / +94 81 2392611

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Dr. Dhammika Herath

BA (Peradeniya), PhD (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Peace and Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconciliation, Religion and Conflict, Peace Education, Development, Democracy and Governance

dhammikaherath@pdn.ac.lk
+94 777730716 / +94 71 8003605 / +94 81 2392806

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Miss. H. D. P. Premarathne

BA (Peradeniya), Postgraduate Diploma (Colombo), M.Phil (Peradeniya)
Sociology of Development, Social Policy and Planning, Child health and Well-being, Social Work, Sociology of Poverty, Gender Studies.

priyadarshanisoc@pdn.ac.lk
+94 71 4430517

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Mr. Susantha Rasnayake

BA (Peradeniya), MA (Peradeniya), MPhil (Peradeniya)
Urban Planning and Development, Society; Environment and Culture, Development and Governance, Media and Society

rasnayakarms@yahoo.com
+94 71 3888753

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Mr. Thushara Kamalrathna

BA (Peradeniya), M Phill (Peradeniya)
Anthropology, Participatory Research and Development, Criminology

thusharak@pdn.ac.lk
+94 71 8158493

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Mrs. D. Kowsalya Duraisamy

BA (Peradeniya), M.Phil (Reading-Peradeniya)
Social Stratification, Sociology of Development, Social Mobility, Sri Lanka Society, Sociology of Education, Social Research.

kowsalya86@gmail.com
+94 72 5396964

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Mr. A.K.A.S. Gnanaratne

BA (Peradeniya), M.Phil (Reading-Peradeniya)
Sociology of Development, Sociology of Military Studies, Sri Lanka Society, Medical Anthropology, Social Research.

asinthasg@yahoo.com
+94 71 8233659

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