Susantha Rasnayake is a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He has worked as a Temporary Lecturer both in the Department of Sociology, University of Colombo, and the Department of Social Sciences, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka from 2007 to 2011. He earned his BA (Hons.) in Sociology in 2006 and MA in 2011 from the University of Peradeniya. Subsequently, he earned his MPhil mastering in Urban Anthropology in 2016 from the same University. Now he is reading for the PhD, the Department of Social Work and Social Policy, Masaryk University, Czech Republic. His areas of expertise are urban space and development, development studies, social policy, social issues and, media and society.