Board of Study for Development Studies (BSDS)


Dr. J.D. Jayawardena
Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, University of York, York, United Kingdom

Chairperson/BSDS

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Senior Professor Nayani Melegoda
Ph.D. University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Dean
Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Professor K. Amirthalingam
PhD, University of Colombo

Dept. of Economics
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Master of Development Studies
Coordinator of Master of  Regional Development and Planning

Professor K. Dissanayake
PhD, Meiji University, Tokyo

Dept. of Management & Org. Studies
Faculty of Management & Finance
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Masters in Labour Relations Human Resource Management

Professor Wasantha Senevirathne
MPhil, University of Colombo

Dept. of Public and International Law
Faculty of Law
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Masters in Human Rights

Professor Gameela Samarasinghe
PhD, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France

Dept. of Sociology
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Master in Counseling and Psychosocial Support
Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychosocial Support

Dr. Rushan Abeygunawardana
PhD, University of Colombo

Dept. of Statistics
Faculty of Science
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of  Masters in Information systems Management (2020 Research batch)

Dr. Nirmali Wijegoonawardana
PhD, University of Colombo

Dept. of History
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Masters in Conflict and Peace Studies

Dr. Pradeep N’ Weerasinghe
PhD, Wuhan University, China

Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Japanese Studies

Dr. Asha Abeyasekera
PhD, University of Bath, United Kingdom

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Coordinator of Master of Gender & Women’s Studies
Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Gender & Women’s Studies

Dr. G. R. P. Silva
PhD, University of Kelaniya

Dept. of Human Resource Management
Faculty of Management & Finance
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Relations and Human Resource Management

Chathurika Akurugoda
LL.M University of Exeter, United Kingdom
LL.B, University of Colombo

Dept. of Public and International Law
Faculty of Law
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights

M.A.M.Hakeem
LL.M, University of Malaya, Malaysia
LL.B, University of Colombo

Dept. of Public and International Law
Faculty of Law
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Executive Diploma in Human Rights

P.M.K. Subaweera
Secretary/BSPS

Senior Assistant Registrar
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo

K.K.A. Kahaduwa

Senior Assistant Bursar
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo