Dinesha Samararatne is a law academic with a focus on public law. She studies public law issues in Sri Lanka including administrative law, public participation in constitution-making, constitutional resilience, women, constitutional law, fourth branch institutions and Sri Lanka’s fundamental rights jurisprudence. Beyond the Sri Lankan jurisdiction, Dinesha has an interest in public law in South Asia and in the study of the concept of the global south. Dinesha is passionate about teaching public law subjects at the undergraduate level. At the Colombo University, she serves as the Director of the Career Guidance Unit at the Faculty of Law. She serves in a voluntary capacity as a member of the Editorial Board of the Indian Law Review, is a Senior Research Associate of the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law and Co-Convenor of Constitution Transformation Network (CTN) of the Melbourne Law School, Australia. Dinesha is a Research Associate of the China, Law and Development project at Oxford University and an advisor for the Junior Faculty Forum for South Asian Law Teachers. For her education and training, publications, academic and professional contributions, please see further details in this web page.