I am serving as a Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. My research interests include youth, poverty and livelihood changes, women and migration, internal displacement, tourism, small-scale fisheries, urban cultural heritage and post-war development in Sri Lanka. I am passionate about qualitative research methods. I love travelling, nature and culture. I have published journal articles and book chapters on the above areas and resented her works at international conferences.