Board of Study for Development Studies (BSDS)


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

Dept. of History
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Chairperson/BSPS

Professor A.A. Azeez
Ph.D, Yokohama National University, Japan

Dean
Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Professor K. Dissanayake
Ph.D, Meiji University, Tokyo

Director of Study
Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Coordinator of MPhil-PhD Programme

Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management

Senior 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 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   S.C. Padmakumara
PhD, South Asian University, India

Dept. of International Relations
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Masters in Conflict and Peace Studies

Professor K.D. Manori K. Weeratunga
PhD, University of Adelaide, Australia

Dept. of Demography
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Development 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 Masters in Labour Relations Human Resource Management
Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Relations and Human Resource Management
Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychosocial Support

Dr. Pavithra Jayawardena
PhD, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Dept. of International Relations
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Master of Gender & Women’s Studies
Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Gender & Women’s 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. Hasith Eranda Kandaudahewa
PhD, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dept. of International Relations
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict and Peace Studies

Dr. M.T.M. Mahees
PhD, The University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka

Dept. of  Sociology 
Faculty of Arts
University of Colombo

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Coordinator of postgraduate diploma in Counseling & Psychosocial Support

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

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

P.M.K. Subaweera
Secretary/BSPS

Senior Assistant Registrar
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo

R. A. N. W. Rajapaksha

Assistant Bursar
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo