Dr. Kalana Senaratne holds LL.B. and LL.M. degrees from the University of London, and a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Hong Kong. He is the author of 'Internal Self-Determination in International Law: History, Theory, and Practice', published by Cambridge University Press in 2021. Senaratne is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Law, University of Peradeniya. He received his primary and secondary education at S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia.