Senior Lecturer, Dept of International Relations, University of Colombo
Dr Jayawardena is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. She teaches introductory courses in International Relations, Geopolitics and Research Methodology at the undergraduate level and critical theories in International Relations, Gender, Migration and Research Methodology at the postgraduate level both in Sinhala and English .
Her research interests include dynamics in international migration, the challenges of democratic citizenship regimes, and transnationalism and the Sri Lankan diaspora. Her current work is focused on how Sri Lankan immigrants’ make sense of their home and host country citizenship.