Department of Post-Graduate Studies




Department Head
Dr. Iromi Ariyaratne
Academic Coordinator & Chief Editor, Sri Lanka International Journal of Buddhist Studies, SIBA.
PhD (Peradeniya),
BA Honours (Peradeniya),
Dip. in Pali
iromia@siba.lk













M.A.Degree Programme
This Course commenced in January 2012 with a total of seven students, from U.S.A, Russia, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka. Later they were joined by students from U.S.A,again, China, Bangaladesh, Japan and Sri Lanka.
The Head, Department of Post Graduate Studies is Ms. Iromi Aryarathna.

The Ph.D. Programme in Buddhist Studies
The Degree will be awarde by the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University(MCU) of Thailand.The programme will commence in September 2013. The Department is in the process of obtaining the services of several more professors to guide and supervise the Ph.D. candidates. At present they are Prof. P.D. Premasiri, Prof. Udaya Meddegama, Prof. Ekanayake, Prof. Upali Sedere and Prof. Senadhira.








Prof. P.D. Premasiri
BA Honours Pali (Ceylon);
BA Honours Philosophy (Cantab),
MA (Cantab),
PhD (Hawaii)




Prof. Udaya Meddegama
B.A. (Ceylon) , Ph.D. (London)







Adjunct Prof. Nelson
B.A Honours (Peradeniya)
M.Sc (AIT Bankok)
PhD (Peradeniya)





Senior Lecturer
Ven. Bhikkhuni Dr. W. Suvimalee
MA (Kelaniya), M.Phil (Kelaniya),
PhD (Peradeniya),
bhikkhunisuvimalee@yahoo.com





Prof. Daya Edirisinghe
BA(Hons)
M.A in Philosophy
Doctor of Literature,Honorary Degree in Philosophy and Aesthetics

Prof. E.M.N.Ekanayake
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
M.Sc. in Electronics
B.Sc. Eng. Honors in Electrical Engineering
neka@ee.pdn.ac.lk



Prof. Kamal de Abrew
B.A. (English Honours) University of Ceylon
M.A. University of London
PhD. Cornell University , USA


Prof. Silvi Senadhira








Dr. Jo Nash
BA(Hons)
MA
PhD in Psychotherapy
Mr. Sarath Chandrasekera,
Lecturer
B.A. University of Delhi
B.A.(Hons)Psychology, Peradeniya
M.A.Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka.





Ven. Dr. M.Indarathana Visiting Lecturer in Pali






Lecturer
Ven. Derangala Kusalagnana Thero
BA Hons Pali (Peradeniya)
MA (Kelaniya), M.Phil (Reading-Peradeniya)
MSc-Trento, Italy, Royal Pandith.
kusalahamuduruwo@gmail.com








Mr A.B Mediwake
BA(Hons)
M.A in Philosophy
Doctor of Literature,Honorary Degree in Philosophy and Aesthetics

Mr.Mark Jhonson
Visiting Lecturer in English



Ven. Vinaya
Teaching and Research Assistant

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