As an emerging department with an interdisciplinary approach towards the field of Social Science research in Sri Lanka, our academic staff carry out both individual and group research in a number of disciplines. The department is dedicated to conduct research under six broad research themes with substantial focus on individual specializations. Details related to the research interests of the academic staff members are given below.

Staff Member

Broad Area of Research

Sub Disciplines

Dr. LS LiyanageSocial WorkMental Health, Strengths-Based Practice, Ethnographic Research
Dr. WMAGHA PremarathneEconomic DevelopmentInstitutions and Rural Development, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development, Tourism Sector Development
Mr. HMN HerathSocial AnthropologyConflict Resolution, Anthropology of Peace, Anthropology of Religion, Ethnographic Research
Ms. NAK WeerasingheBusiness ManagementManagement Philosophies, Gender Studies, Human Resource Management, Development Studies