Congratulations to Professor Sumudu Perera

Heartiest congratulations to Dr Sumudu Perera for getting promoted to the Professorship at the Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ). She is one of the founding members of the Department who earned her first degree, B.Com. (Special) from the USJ. Afterwards, she earned two postgraduate degrees, consisting of an MBA at the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) in USJ and an M.A.in  International Economics and Finance from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Escalating her academic career, she earned her PhD from the University of New England in Australia.

Professor Sumudu Perera is an economist, researcher, reviewer, author, advisor, speaker and teacher. She has many years of teaching and research supervision experience in a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and has extensively published researchers in the fields of Economics and Management. She is currently the course coordinator for the Master of Philosophy in Business Economics (MPhil (BEc)).

From May 2014 to May 2017, she served as  the Head of the Department of Business Economics. Her leadership contributed to the Department’s numerous academic accomplishments and golden milestones. Professor Sumudu Perera has made a significant contribution to higher education and national development.

The Head of the Department, together with the academic and non-academic staff, students, and the alumni, wish all the very best to Professor Sumudu Perera for her future endeavours.