• 20222016

    Dean - Faculty of Graduate Studies

    University of Colombo

  • 20202013

    Member of the Board of Regents (UGC nominee)

    National Council for Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka

  • 20192019

    Member of the Council

    National Research Council, Sri Lanka

  • Present2019

    Member of the International Research Committee of the National Science Foundation

    National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 20192017

    Member of the Prime Minister’s Office Task Force on Indian Ocean

    Sri Lanka

  • 20202017

    Distinguished Fellow, the Institute of National Security of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Defense

    Sri Lanka

  • 20202018

    Member of the Board of Management, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute (LKI) of International Relations and Strategic Studies

    Sri Lanka

  • 20142013

    Subject Specialist

    Curriculum Development in International Studies, Faculty of Social Science, University of Kelaniya

  • 20062005

    Deputy Coordinator

    Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education, Ministry of Higher Education and University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka

  • 20022000

    Chairman, National Conservation Committee of the National Library Services Board

    Sri Lanka

  • 20101997

    Chief Examiner for General Certificate Examination Advanced Level (History)

    Sri Lanka


  • 20212015

    Country Expert (Sri Lanka), Varieties of Democracy Project (Global Standards – Local Knowledge)

    University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Present2012

    Advisory Board member

    University of Gunpat, Gujarat, India

  • Present2010

    Research Scholar

    Institute of Peace Science, Hiroshima University (IPSHU), Japan

  • 20132011

    Board member of the Academic Board for Social Sciences

    South Asia University, New Delhi, India

  • 20132011

    International Research Committee member

    Regional Center for Strategic Studies (RCSS), Sri Lanka

  • 20122011

    Japan Foundation Fellow

    Peace Science Research Center of Hiroshima University, Japan

  • end2009

    Visiting Scholar

    Graduate School of International Development Cooperation (IDEC) University of Hiroshima, Japan

  • 20042003

    Fulbright Senior Research Fellow

    Center for the Study of War and Society, University of Tennessee, Tennessee, USA