Academic Staff

Head of the Department

Prof. M.K.L. Irangani


B.A. (Hons.) in History (PDN), M.A. Research in History (PDN), Ph.D Kagoshima University in Japan.

Research Interest : Ancient History, Agricultural History, Trade History, Ancient Technology..

Prof. Sena Nanayakkara


B.A. (Hons.) in Mass Communication (KLN), M.A. Research in Mass Communication(KLN), Ph.D in Mass Communication (KLN) .

Research Interest : Mass Communication

Prof. B.M.S. Bandara


Science Trained (NIE), BSc. (PDN), PGDE (Merit-PDN), M. Ed (PDN), PhD (Deakin-Australia) Dip in Counseling (Australia).

Research Interests:Teacher Education, Education Management counseling

Prof. T.G.A. Thalwatta


B.A. (Hons.) in History (PDN), M.A. (PDN), M.Phil, PhD (KLN).

Research Interests: Ancient and Modern History

Mr. D.J.K. Ihalagedara

Senior Lecturer

B.A. (Hons.) in History, M.A. (PDN), M.Phil. (KLN).

Research Interests: Modern History.

Dr. W.K.D. Keerthirathne

Senior Lecturer

B.A. (Hons) in Buddhist Studies(PRD), M.A. in Buddhist Studies(University of Buddhist & Pali), M.Ed. (NIE), M.Phil (PRD), PhD (China), PGDE (COL).

Research Interests: Education Psychology, Education Sociology, Buddhist Education, Buddhist Education Psychology, Constructive Learning Humanities Education.

Dr. M.W.N.U. Gunasinghe (Nandana Millagala)

Senior Lecturer

B.A. (Hons) in Mass Communication (KLN), M.Phil. in Mass Communication(KLN), Diploma in Print Media (SMS-Colombo), Diploma in English (NPE- Kandy).

Research Interests: Theoretical Studies in Mass Communication, Creative Communication and Folklore Studies.

Mr. M.A. Prasad Kumara

Lecturer (Prob.)

B.A. (Hons) in History (SJP), Diploma in Computer (V.T.C. in Sri Lanka).

Research Interests: Ancient History (Epigraphy, Art History)

Mr. R.A.N.M. Jayasinghe

Lecturer (Prob.)

B.A. (Hons) in Mass Communication (KLN), M.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism(Mysore-India).

Mr. A.P.Mallawaarachchi


B.A. (Hons) in Mass Communication (KLN), M.Phil. in Mass Communication(KLN), Diploma in Japanese Language (Tokyo), Diploma in Desktop Publishing and Graphic Designing (DICTA), Diploma in Computer Programming (TEC Sri Lanka).

Research Interests: Print Media, Culture and Communication, Traditional Communication, Public Relations

Email: TP: +94702725259 /+94713545323

Mr.DMTUK Dissanayaka

Lecturer (Probationary)

Email:, TP: +94769464154

Mrs. W.A.L.P. Dilhara

Lecturer (Probationary)

Email:, TP: 0719401436

Mr. H.G.C.Sampath

Lecturer (Prob)

Email:, TP: 0718177858