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

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. 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

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

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

Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo

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Coordinator IT/FGS

Dr. 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. 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

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

K.K.A. Kahaduwa

Senior Assistant Bursar
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Colombo