Academic Staff

Head of the Department of Languages

Senior Lecturer in English

SJGMr. Sanath.J. Gunawardena

M.A. in TESL, Postgraduate Institute of English, Open University of Sri Lanka (2012) 
M.A. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2008) 
M.S. in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2002) 
B.Sc. (special) In Physics, University of Peradeniya (1997)

Contact Information: head-lang@uom.lk

Research Interests: Psycholinguistics, Technology in ELT, ELT Methodology


Lecturers in English

Mr.-HewaMr. Susantha P. Hewa

M.Phil. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2017) 
M.A. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2006) 
B.A. Special(Hons) in English, University of Peradeniya (1995) 

Contact Information:susanthahewa@yahoo.com

Research Interests: Communicative Language Teaching, Fiction, Politics and Fiction.

 

Mr.-PrasannaMr. Prasanna Y.B. Rathnayake

M.A. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2011) 
B.A. Special(Hons) in English, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (2005) 

Contact Information:prasannar@uom.lk

 

Research Interests: Metacognition, Group dynamics in ELT classroom, ESL input.


Lecturers in English (Probationary)

Ms.SandamaliMs. Sandamali U. Gamage

M.Phil. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2017) 
M.A. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2011) 
B.A. University of Kelaniya (2008) 

Contact Information:sandamalig@uom.lk

Research Interests: English for Specific Purposes, Material and Curriculum Development, Applied Linguistics, Task Based Approach for Teaching.

 

OsankaMs. Osanka Rathnasiri

M.A. in TESL, Postgraduate Institute of English, Open University of Sri Lanka (Currently reading) 
B.A. Hons in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya (2013) 

Contact Information:osankar@uom.lk


Research Interests: Learner Identity and Beliefs, Classroom Discourse, Teaching English for Specific Purposes, Sri Lankan English.

 

KanchanaMs. Kanchana Bandara

M.A. in English Studies, University of Colombo (Currently reading) 
B.A. Special Hons in English, University of Kelaniya (2015) 

Contact Information:kanchanab@uom.lk

Research Interests: Family Language Policies, Multilingualism in ESL classrooms, Discourse of Digital Cultures