Dr Hasith Kandaudahewa

Senior Lecturer (Grade II)

Department of International Relations, Faculty of Arts

University of Colombo

Email: hasithk@inr.cmb.ac.lk

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD 2020

    Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations and Politics

    Department of Politics and International Relations, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

  • MA (Hons) 2015

    Master of Arts in International Relations (Distinction Pass)

    Department of Politics and International Relations, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

  • BA Special (Hons) 2013

    Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (First Class)

    The University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Diploma & Summer Programme 2011

    Diploma in Political Economy

    The University of Hong Kong and George Town University, USA

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2012
    Professor Thilak Hettiarachchi Award for Academic Excellence
    The recipient of this award should have performed well in Academic, Sports, Leadership during his stay in University & secured at First Class Honours.
  • 2012
    Professor Thilak Hettiarachchi Award for the Most Outstanding Student in Faculty of Arts
    The recipient of this award should have secured at least a First Class Honours at the Special Degree Examination in Arts and has been placed first in order of merit.
  • 2012
    Professor Shelton Kodikara Award for International Relations
    The award shall be presented to the student who secures the highest GPA with a First Class pass in the International Relations Special Degree.
  • 2012
    Amara Mohotty Memorial Award for the Best Performance at the International Relations Special Degree
    The recipient of this award should have secured at least a First Class Honours at the International Relations Special Degree Examination in Arts and has been placed first in order of merit.
  • 2011
    Association of Former International Civil Servants (AFICS) – Sri Lanka Scholarship
    For the Best Performance in Special Degree Examination in Arts at 2nd & 3rd Year Examinations
  • 2011
    Asian Institute of Political Economy (AIPE), University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professional Qualifications

  • SEDA-Professional Qualification 2015

    Certificate of Accreditation as a Teacher in Higher Education

    Staff and Educational Development Association, The United Kingdom

  • CTHE-Professional Qualification 2015

    Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE)

    The University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Positions

  • Present2021

    Member of Ethics Review Committee

    Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

  • Present2021

    Coordinator - Certificate Course in International Relations

    Department of International Relations, University of Colombo

  • Present2021

    Coordinator - International Collaboration

    Department of International Relations, University of Colombo

  • Present2021

    Co Chair - Faculty Infrastructure Development

    Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo

  • Present2021

    Coordinator - Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict and Peace Studies

    Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

  • 20162014

    LMS Coordinator

    Department of International Relations, University of Colombo

  • 20162013

    Web Coordinator

    Department of International Relations, University of Colombo

  • 20162014

    Executive Committee Member

    Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE)