Selected Undergraduate Honors Thesis Supervised (out of 10 thesis supervised)

2009 -How Girls and Boys Talk Differently: An Analysis of Gender Realization in the
Language of Contemporary Sinhalese Youth, K.V.D. Lakshani
2009 -Language Handicapped in Sinhala Society: An investigation of Communicative
Difficulties and Augmentative Communicative methods, Sumudu Sirimanne
2008 -Politics and Power of Sinhala Language: An Analysis of Linguistic Power of
Sinhala Language in the Speech of Academia, Rev. Madugasthalawe Nanda thero
2007 -Code-Switching in the University Community: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of
Sinhala -English Code-Switching Phenomenon, Srimal Gunasekara
2007 -Morphology of the Contemporary Spoken Sinhala, Tharindu Jayathissa

Professional Experience

2010 -Member, Review Panel for the Improvement of the Quality of School Text Books Educational Publication Department, Sri Lanka
2008 -Member, Review Panel, State Literary Festival of Sri Lanka, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka
2007-2010 -Temporary Student Counselor, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
2006-2010 -Library in charge, Departmental Library, Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
2008 -Person-in-Charge- Soft skills development program-IRQUE QEF Grant 2008.
2006 -Subeditor, Patitha, Refereed Journal for Social Sciences and Humanities ColomboInstitute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2006-2008 -Activity Coordinator, Program on Social Harmony through Multiculturalism,Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education (IRQUE) Project,University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Professional and Academic Affiliations

2012 -Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, USA.
2011 -Member, The University of California at Los Angelese, Center for Language, Interaction and Culture (CLIC).USA.
2011 -Member, Modern Language Association (MLA),USA.
2007-Present Member, Royal Asiatic Society (RAS), Sri Lanka
2007-2010 -Treasurer, Sri Lanka Association for Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE), Sri Lanka

Workshops, Symposia and Cultural Events Organized

2010 -Member, Organizing Committee-The Sixth SLAIHEE Conference on
Challenges in sustaining Best Practices in Higher Education. SLAIHEE, Sri
2009 -Member, Organizing Committee-The Fifth SLAIHEE Conference on
Reflecting on the Changes and Challenges in Higher Education. SLAIHEE, Sri
2009 -Member, Organizing Committee-Research Sessions, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo
2008 -Member, Organizing Committee-The Fourth SLAIHEE Conference on Using Teaching to Expand Range of Skills Development in Students and Staff.
SLAIHEE, Sri Lanka
2008 -Member, Organizing Committee-Research Sessions, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo
2007 -Member, Organizing Committee-The Third SLAIHEE Conference on
Developing Skills in University Lecturers and Students, SLAIHEE, Sri Lanka
2007 -Coordinator, University of Colombo Multi Cultural Festival, IRQUE Project, University of Colombo
2006 -Coordinator, University of Colombo Interfaculty Drama Festival, Art Council, University of Colombo