BIOGRAPHY

Deshabandu Professor Jeeva Niriella started her career as an academic at the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo in 1993. Since then she held several administrative positions at University level including the Head of the Department, Deputy Director/Examination-Virtual Campus, University of Colombo, member of the Board of Management of Post Graduate Institute of English, Open University Sri Lanka and Nominee for the Selection Committee of the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka.

She also held important national positions in the country. She was a member of the first Board of Management of the National Authority for the Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses from 2016 to 2018 and was also an appointed Government Director (the first female director) of Colombo Stock Exchange Sri Lanka from 2012 to 2019. As a Board member of the CSE she functioned as the chairperson of the Disciplinary and Arbitration Sub Committee, Dispute Resolution Sub Committee and Regulatory Affairs Sub Committee of the Colombo Stock Exchange Sri Lanka. She was a member of the Executive Committee of the Prison Welfare Association, Sri Lanka from 2003 to2010. She was a member of the National Research Council, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka from 2006 to 20011. She serves as a member of the Editorial and Review Boards of many international journals including the prestigious International Annals of Criminology published by Cambridge University.
In the last 15 years as an Academic in the fields of Law and criminal justice she published books with reputed publishers such as Lexis Nexis India, book chapters, research articles published with internationally reputed publishers such as Springer, Rutledge -Taylor and Francis, Emerald, David Co., Med-Crave and a few with local publishers. She has presented almost 50 research papers at international and national conferences hosted by the International/local Research Organizations, Universities and other Academic Institutions. In the last 10 years she participated as a Keynote Speaker at several International Conferences, chaired sessions in many international Conferences, in addition to invited speaker, chair at national level conferences.
Professor Jeeva Niriella is a well respected academic in the fields of law, human rights, criminal justice, criminology and victimology which allowed her to undertake positions in international associations and societies. She is a member of the Executive Committee and the Constitutional Council of World Centre for Women’s Studies (World CWS); the Presidium of General Assembly of Asian Criminological Society (as the first Sri Lankan who have been appointed to the board) for the period from 2019 to 2021; (the first Sri Lanka) Vice President, South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (Headquarters India) since April 2019; and (first female from South Asia and first Sri Lankan) member of the Board of Directors of International Society of Criminology (ISC) from 2019-2024.
Professor Jeeva Niriella’s academic service further includes her pioneering several important academic initiatives as well. She introduced Criminal Justice as a subject at the post graduate level in the University of Colombo in 2008 and the Open University in 2009 for the first time in the academic history of the university system in Sri Lanka. She also introduced the Certificate Course in Fundamentals of Criminal Law for non –lawyers in 2019 (the first programme) and Diploma Course in Public Law for the non Lawyers in 2020 again for the first time in the, Faculty of Law, Colombo University.
She received The Title ‘Desabandu’ National Honour/Award conferred by the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at the Ceremony of National Honours 2019 which is an award conferred to recognize distinguished service of National Meritorious Nature to the Nation.
She received other research awards as well such as the Best Presentation Award for the paper titled ‘Sri Lankan Contribution to Peace and Security in the World: Legal Perspective’ at the 19th International Conference on Criminology, Law and Society held on 19th and 20th October 2017 in London UK (ICCLS 2017), Aryabhata International Award of 2014, organized by Aryabhata Cultural Organization, Bangalore, India 2015 and Professional and Career Women Award 2011/2012 (Legal Category), organized by Women in Management, Sri Lanka 2012.

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • PhD Scholar in Law and Criminal Justice 2017

    Doctor of Philosophy

    School of Law, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

  • M.Phil 2001

    Master of Philosophy

    University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • LL.B (Hons) 1993

    Bachelor of Laws

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Attorney-at Law 1996

    Attorney-at-Law

    Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

  • Commissioner for Oaths 1996

    Commissioner for Oaths

  • Notary Public 1996

    Notary Public

  • Company Secretary 1996

    Company Secretary

  • CTHE 1998

    Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education

    University of Colombo

  • 1998

    Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education

    University of Colombo

Appointed UGC Nominee PGIE Open University Sri Lanka

Board Member International Society of Criminology Italy

  • 20212021

    sample position

  • Present2019

    Vice President, South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology

    India

  • Present2019

    Member, General Assembly Presidium, Asian Criminological Society

    Macau China

  • Present2015

    Member, Executive Committee, World Center for Women Studies

    USA

  • Present2011

    Member, International Economic Development and Research Centre

    South Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • present2011

    Member, Advisory Panel, International Journal of Contemporary Laws

    India

  • 20132010

    Member, International Bar Association

    London

  • Present 2012

    Appointed Member,

    Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2012

    Chairperson, Dispute Resolution Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2018

    Chairperson, Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 2015 2012

    Chairperson, Arbitration & Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 20152012

    Member, Project 8

    Colombo Stock Exchange and Securities & Exchange Council of Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Rules Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Risk and Audit Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Consultative Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Arbitration and Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • 2010 2008

    Member

    National Committee on Social Sciences, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2007

    Member, Research Committee on Social Sciences

    National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2017 2016

    Member of the Board of Management of the National Authority for the Protection of the Victims of Crime and Witnesses

    Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2003

    Member

    Prison Welfare Association, Sri Lanka

  • Present 1996

    Life member

    Bar Association of Sri Lanka

  • Present2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association

  • Present 2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Federation of University Women

  • present 1996

    Member

    Negombo Law Society

  • Present 2017

    Professor in Department of Public and International Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20152012

    Head, Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20182014

    Deputy Director Examination and Registration Virtual Campus

    University of Colombo

  • 20172014

    Member, Management Committee External Degree Programme -

    University of Colombo

  • 20162011

    Academic Warden - Muthaiah Road Women Hostel

    University of Colombo

  • Present 2009

    Course Director, Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2009 2008

    Course Director, Advanced Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2017 2012

    Coordinator (External) Degree Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2019

    Coordinator Certificate Course in Fundamentals of Criminal Law

    Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Present 2012

    Member , working committee, Course Designer and Resource Person

    LLM in Criminal Justice, Taught Course Postgraduate Programme, Faculty of social Science and Humanities, Open University, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2015

    Member, Ethics Review Committee, Institute of Indigenous Medicine

    University of Colombo

  • 2011 2005

    Permanent Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 1993

    Temporary Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2010 2009

    Faculty Coordinator, Quality Assurance Committee

    University of Colombo

  • 2014 2010

    Faculty Coordinator, Ethnic Cohesion Committee, Faculty of Law, Higher Education for the Twenty-First Century (HETC) Project

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 2003

    Secretary, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20092005

    Senior Treasurer, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law,

    Catholic Students Movement of the University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Committee member

    Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2006 1998

    Senior Treasurer,Catholic Students Movement

    University of Colombo

  • 20122011

    Department Representative, Quality Assurance Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2015 2012

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Head Department)

    University of Colombo

  • present 2017

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Professor in the Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law)

    University of Colombo

  • 20051994

    Student Counsellor (temporary) Faculty of Law,

    University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Member

    Art Council, University of Colombo

  • 20152011

    Committee Member

    Realization of Research Potential of University of Colombo

  • 20112010

    Member

    Executive Committee, Faculty Centre, University of Colombo

  • 20102009

    Domain Coordinator

    Quality Assurance Committee, University of Colombo

  • 20112008

    Disciplinary Inquiry Committees

    University of Colombo

  • Present2005

    Member

    Faculty Board and the Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20122003

    Member

    Seminar Organizing Sub-Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20152005

    Member, Student Support Sub Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • Present2016

    Member, Editorial Board of International Annals of Criminology

    University of Cambridge Press

  • Present2014
  • 20102009

    Member- Editorial Board, US China Law Review

  • Present2014

    Member- Review Board, International Journal of Art and Humanities

  • present 2013

    Member, Review Board, African Journal of Politics and Governance

  • 2021 2015

    Managing Editor, Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • 20212019

    Member- Editorial Board, The Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • Present2019

    Vice President, South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology

    India

  • Present2019

    Member, General Assembly Presidium, Asian Criminological Society

    Macau China

  • Present2015

    Member, Executive Committee, World Center for Women Studies

    USA

  • Present2011

    Member, International Economic Development and Research Centre

    South Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • present2011

    Member, Advisory Panel, International Journal of Contemporary Laws

    India

  • 20132010

    Member, International Bar Association

    London

  • Present 2012

    Appointed Member,

    Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2012

    Chairperson, Dispute Resolution Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2018

    Chairperson, Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 2015 2012

    Chairperson, Arbitration & Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 20152012

    Member, Project 8

    Colombo Stock Exchange and Securities & Exchange Council of Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Rules Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Risk and Audit Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Consultative Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Arbitration and Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • 2010 2008

    Member

    National Committee on Social Sciences, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2007

    Member, Research Committee on Social Sciences

    National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2017 2016

    Member of the Board of Management of the National Authority for the Protection of the Victims of Crime and Witnesses

    Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2003

    Member

    Prison Welfare Association, Sri Lanka

  • Present 1996

    Life member

    Bar Association of Sri Lanka

  • Present2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association

  • Present 2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Federation of University Women

  • present 1996

    Member

    Negombo Law Society

  • Present 2017

    Professor in Department of Public and International Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20152012

    Head, Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20182014

    Deputy Director Examination and Registration Virtual Campus

    University of Colombo

  • 20172014

    Member, Management Committee External Degree Programme -

    University of Colombo

  • 20162011

    Academic Warden - Muthaiah Road Women Hostel

    University of Colombo

  • Present 2009

    Course Director, Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2009 2008

    Course Director, Advanced Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2017 2012

    Coordinator (External) Degree Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2019

    Coordinator Certificate Course in Fundamentals of Criminal Law

    Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Present 2012

    Member , working committee, Course Designer and Resource Person

    LLM in Criminal Justice, Taught Course Postgraduate Programme, Faculty of social Science and Humanities, Open University, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2015

    Member, Ethics Review Committee, Institute of Indigenous Medicine

    University of Colombo

  • 2011 2005

    Permanent Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 1993

    Temporary Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2010 2009

    Faculty Coordinator, Quality Assurance Committee

    University of Colombo

  • 2014 2010

    Faculty Coordinator, Ethnic Cohesion Committee, Faculty of Law, Higher Education for the Twenty-First Century (HETC) Project

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 2003

    Secretary, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20092005

    Senior Treasurer, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law,

    Catholic Students Movement of the University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Committee member

    Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2006 1998

    Senior Treasurer,Catholic Students Movement

    University of Colombo

  • 20122011

    Department Representative, Quality Assurance Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2015 2012

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Head Department)

    University of Colombo

  • present 2017

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Professor in the Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law)

    University of Colombo

  • 20051994

    Student Counsellor (temporary) Faculty of Law,

    University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Member

    Art Council, University of Colombo

  • 20152011

    Committee Member

    Realization of Research Potential of University of Colombo

  • 20112010

    Member

    Executive Committee, Faculty Centre, University of Colombo

  • 20102009

    Domain Coordinator

    Quality Assurance Committee, University of Colombo

  • 20112008

    Disciplinary Inquiry Committees

    University of Colombo

  • Present2005

    Member

    Faculty Board and the Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20122003

    Member

    Seminar Organizing Sub-Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20152005

    Member, Student Support Sub Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • Present2016

    Member, Editorial Board of International Annals of Criminology

    University of Cambridge Press

  • Present2014
  • 20102009

    Member- Editorial Board, US China Law Review

  • Present2014

    Member- Review Board, International Journal of Art and Humanities

  • present 2013

    Member, Review Board, African Journal of Politics and Governance

  • 2021 2015

    Managing Editor, Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • 20212019

    Member- Editorial Board, The Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • Present2019

    Vice President, South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology

    India

  • Present2019

    Member, General Assembly Presidium, Asian Criminological Society

    Macau China

  • Present2015

    Member, Executive Committee, World Center for Women Studies

    USA

  • Present2011

    Member, International Economic Development and Research Centre

    South Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • present2011

    Member, Advisory Panel, International Journal of Contemporary Laws

    India

  • 20132010

    Member, International Bar Association

    London

  • Present 2012

    Appointed Member,

    Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2012

    Chairperson, Dispute Resolution Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2018

    Chairperson, Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 2015 2012

    Chairperson, Arbitration & Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 20152012

    Member, Project 8

    Colombo Stock Exchange and Securities & Exchange Council of Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Rules Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Risk and Audit Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Consultative Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Arbitration and Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • 2010 2008

    Member

    National Committee on Social Sciences, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2007

    Member, Research Committee on Social Sciences

    National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2017 2016

    Member of the Board of Management of the National Authority for the Protection of the Victims of Crime and Witnesses

    Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2003

    Member

    Prison Welfare Association, Sri Lanka

  • Present 1996

    Life member

    Bar Association of Sri Lanka

  • Present2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association

  • Present 2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Federation of University Women

  • present 1996

    Member

    Negombo Law Society

  • Present 2017

    Professor in Department of Public and International Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20152012

    Head, Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20182014

    Deputy Director Examination and Registration Virtual Campus

    University of Colombo

  • 20172014

    Member, Management Committee External Degree Programme -

    University of Colombo

  • 20162011

    Academic Warden - Muthaiah Road Women Hostel

    University of Colombo

  • Present 2009

    Course Director, Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2009 2008

    Course Director, Advanced Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2017 2012

    Coordinator (External) Degree Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2019

    Coordinator Certificate Course in Fundamentals of Criminal Law

    Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Present 2012

    Member , working committee, Course Designer and Resource Person

    LLM in Criminal Justice, Taught Course Postgraduate Programme, Faculty of social Science and Humanities, Open University, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2015

    Member, Ethics Review Committee, Institute of Indigenous Medicine

    University of Colombo

  • 2011 2005

    Permanent Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 1993

    Temporary Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2010 2009

    Faculty Coordinator, Quality Assurance Committee

    University of Colombo

  • 2014 2010

    Faculty Coordinator, Ethnic Cohesion Committee, Faculty of Law, Higher Education for the Twenty-First Century (HETC) Project

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 2003

    Secretary, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20092005

    Senior Treasurer, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law,

    Catholic Students Movement of the University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Committee member

    Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2006 1998

    Senior Treasurer,Catholic Students Movement

    University of Colombo

  • 20122011

    Department Representative, Quality Assurance Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2015 2012

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Head Department)

    University of Colombo

  • present 2017

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Professor in the Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law)

    University of Colombo

  • 20051994

    Student Counsellor (temporary) Faculty of Law,

    University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Member

    Art Council, University of Colombo

  • 20152011

    Committee Member

    Realization of Research Potential of University of Colombo

  • 20112010

    Member

    Executive Committee, Faculty Centre, University of Colombo

  • 20102009

    Domain Coordinator

    Quality Assurance Committee, University of Colombo

  • 20112008

    Disciplinary Inquiry Committees

    University of Colombo

  • Present2005

    Member

    Faculty Board and the Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20122003

    Member

    Seminar Organizing Sub-Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20152005

    Member, Student Support Sub Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • Present2016

    Member, Editorial Board of International Annals of Criminology

    University of Cambridge Press

  • Present2014
  • 20102009

    Member- Editorial Board, US China Law Review

  • Present2014

    Member- Review Board, International Journal of Art and Humanities

  • present 2013

    Member, Review Board, African Journal of Politics and Governance

  • 2021 2015

    Managing Editor, Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • 20212019

    Member- Editorial Board, The Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • Present2019

    Vice President, South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology

    India

  • Present2019

    Member, General Assembly Presidium, Asian Criminological Society

    Macau China

  • Present2015

    Member, Executive Committee, World Center for Women Studies

    USA

  • Present2011

    Member, International Economic Development and Research Centre

    South Kowloon, Hong Kong

  • present2011

    Member, Advisory Panel, International Journal of Contemporary Laws

    India

  • 20132010

    Member, International Bar Association

    London

  • Present 2012

    Appointed Member,

    Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2012

    Chairperson, Dispute Resolution Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2018

    Chairperson, Regulatory Affairs Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 2015 2012

    Chairperson, Arbitration & Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka

  • 20152012

    Member, Project 8

    Colombo Stock Exchange and Securities & Exchange Council of Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Rules Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Risk and Audit Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Consultative Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • Present2012

    Member, Arbitration and Disciplinary Committee

    Colombo Stock Exchange , Sri Lanka

  • 2010 2008

    Member

    National Committee on Social Sciences, National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2007

    Member, Research Committee on Social Sciences

    National Science Foundation, Sri Lanka

  • 2017 2016

    Member of the Board of Management of the National Authority for the Protection of the Victims of Crime and Witnesses

    Sri Lanka

  • 2008 2003

    Member

    Prison Welfare Association, Sri Lanka

  • Present 1996

    Life member

    Bar Association of Sri Lanka

  • Present2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Women Lawyers’ Association

  • Present 2003

    Life member

    Sri Lanka Federation of University Women

  • present 1996

    Member

    Negombo Law Society

  • Present 2017

    Professor in Department of Public and International Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20152012

    Head, Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20182014

    Deputy Director Examination and Registration Virtual Campus

    University of Colombo

  • 20172014

    Member, Management Committee External Degree Programme -

    University of Colombo

  • 20162011

    Academic Warden - Muthaiah Road Women Hostel

    University of Colombo

  • Present 2009

    Course Director, Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2009 2008

    Course Director, Advanced Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2017 2012

    Coordinator (External) Degree Programme

    Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2019

    Coordinator Certificate Course in Fundamentals of Criminal Law

    Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • Present 2012

    Member , working committee, Course Designer and Resource Person

    LLM in Criminal Justice, Taught Course Postgraduate Programme, Faculty of social Science and Humanities, Open University, Sri Lanka

  • Present 2015

    Member, Ethics Review Committee, Institute of Indigenous Medicine

    University of Colombo

  • 2011 2005

    Permanent Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 1993

    Temporary Student Counselor - Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2010 2009

    Faculty Coordinator, Quality Assurance Committee

    University of Colombo

  • 2014 2010

    Faculty Coordinator, Ethnic Cohesion Committee, Faculty of Law, Higher Education for the Twenty-First Century (HETC) Project

    University of Colombo

  • 2005 2003

    Secretary, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 20092005

    Senior Treasurer, Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law,

    Catholic Students Movement of the University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Committee member

    Law Teachers Union, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 2006 1998

    Senior Treasurer,Catholic Students Movement

    University of Colombo

  • 20122011

    Department Representative, Quality Assurance Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • 2015 2012

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Head Department)

    University of Colombo

  • present 2017

    Member of the Senate -Ex-Officio (Professor in the Department of Public and International Law, Faculty of Law)

    University of Colombo

  • 20051994

    Student Counsellor (temporary) Faculty of Law,

    University of Colombo

  • 20122010

    Member

    Art Council, University of Colombo

  • 20152011

    Committee Member

    Realization of Research Potential of University of Colombo

  • 20112010

    Member

    Executive Committee, Faculty Centre, University of Colombo

  • 20102009

    Domain Coordinator

    Quality Assurance Committee, University of Colombo

  • 20112008

    Disciplinary Inquiry Committees

    University of Colombo

  • Present2005

    Member

    Faculty Board and the Higher Degrees Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20122003

    Member

    Seminar Organizing Sub-Committee, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo

  • 20152005

    Member, Student Support Sub Committee, Faculty of Law

    University of Colombo

  • Present2016

    Member, Editorial Board of International Annals of Criminology

    University of Cambridge Press

  • Present2014
  • 20102009

    Member- Editorial Board, US China Law Review

  • Present2014

    Member- Review Board, International Journal of Art and Humanities

  • present 2013

    Member, Review Board, African Journal of Politics and Governance

  • 2021 2015

    Managing Editor, Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law

  • 20212019

    Member- Editorial Board, The Colombo Law Review

    Faculty of Law