Senior Professor Nayani Melegoda

Senior Professor in International Relations

Dean – Faculty of Graduate Studies

University of Colombo

Sri Lanka

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Academic Qualifications

  • 1989

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

    University of Leeds, United Kingdom

  • 1994

    M.A. in Archival Studies

    University of British Columbia,, Canada

  • 1984

    B.A. (Hons) First Class in Modern History

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • 2001

    Advanced Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies

    University of Uppsala, Sweden

  • 2007

    Certificate in International Humantarian Law (IHL)

    ICRC Regional Delegation, India and Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad, India

  • 2010

    Certificate in Advanced Seminar on IHL for South Asian Academics

    , ICRC Regional Delegation India and VM Salgoacar College of Law, Goa University, India

  • 2000

    Fulbright Summer Institute on American Studies

    University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, USA

Academic Career / University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • presentstart

    Professor in International Relations

    Faculty of Arts, University of colombo

  • endstart

    Head of the Department of International Relations

    University of Colombo

  • endstart

    Coordinator, Master of Arts in International Relations

    University of Colombo

  • end2012

    Member – Editorial Board

    Journal of the Contemporary India Studies of the Center for Contemporary India Studies, University of Colombo

  • 20112008

    Senate nominee to the Council

    University of Colombo

  • 20021999

    Director of Studies

    Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo

  • 20031999


    Sujatha Jayawardene Girls Hostel, University of Colombo