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.
Broad Area of Research
|Dr. LS Liyanage||Social Work||Mental Health, Strengths-Based Practice, Ethnographic Research|
|Dr. WMAGHA Premarathne||Economic Development||Institutions and Rural Development, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development, Tourism Sector Development|
|Mr. HMN Herath||Social Anthropology||Conflict Resolution, Anthropology of Peace, Anthropology of Religion, Ethnographic Research|
|Ms. NAK Weerasinghe||Business Management||Management Philosophies, Gender Studies, Human Resource Management, Development Studies|