CURRENT POSITIONS:

  • Head, Department of Computer Studies, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Senior Lecturer, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Coordinator, Center for Media Research (CMR), Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Student Counsellor, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Coordinator, Academic Research Committee (ARC), Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

ACADEMIC RECORDS

  • P.hD in Media Sociology, Wuhan University, China.
  • M.A in Sociology, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • B.A (Hons) in Sociology and Anthropology, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka.
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PGDip) in Education, Sri Lanka.
  • PGDip in Buddhist Philosophy, University of Kalaniya, Sri Lanka
  • CTHE (Certificate of Teaching of Higher Education), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in Chinese Language, Wuhan University, China.

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayawardena Pura, Sri Lanka, 2014 - 2016.
  • Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2016.
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Vocational Technology, Rathmalana, Sri Lanka, 2016.
  • Head – Acting, Department of Performing Arts, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Since Sept 2013 to January 2014.
  • Permanent Student Counsellor of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, 2010 - 2014.
  • Academic Warden of Sri Palee campus, Univerity of Colombo of Sri Lanka, 2010 - 2014.
  • Coordinator, Department of Performing Arts of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, 2005.
  • Coordinator of IRQUE IBG English Skills Program of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2005.
  • Student Counsellor of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2003 - 2005.
  • Acting in Charge of English Unit of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2004 .
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Media Studies, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2003.
  • Visiting Lecturer in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, 2001.
  • Visiting Lecturer in Rural and Community Development, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Since 1999 to 2003.

NATIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS & UNIVERSITY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Member of Review Committee Emirates Association of Arts and Management Professionals. 2016.
  • Coordinator of Kavitha TALENT Inter Education Institutional Award Program to Appreciate Creative Talents, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo, 2012 / 2014.
  • Member of Editorial Committee, Annual Research Symposium, University of Colombo, 2015.
  • Editorial Consultant of Magazine of Young Media. 2015 - 2016.
  • Member of Editorial Committee, Annual Research Symposium on Univesity-Industry Collaboration to Strengthen the Knowledge Hub of Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, November 2014.
  • Member of Editorial Committee, Annual Research Symposium on Higher Education through the State Sector of Sri Lanka in a Competitive Knowledge Economy, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, October 2013.
  • Training Program and Workshop on Media and Police of Police Training Institute of Mirihana, Sri Lanka, 2013.
  • Member of Editorial Committee, Annual Academic Symposium, Convergent Technologies & Sustainable Communities, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, 2012.
  • Graduate Trainee program on Research of Ministry of Culture and Arts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 2012.
  • Established and Develop a Center for Media Research (CMR) at Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2011.
  • Conducted a National Discourse on will Aesthetic Education Collapsed in Future in Sri Lanka in order to Save the Sri Palee Campus against the Detachment from University of Colombo - 2011.
  • Curriculum Review Committee for Higher Diploma in Media Education of Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010.
  • Curriculum Review Committee for Master of Arts Degree Program on Media Studies of Sri Palee Campus of University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010.

RESEARCH PAPERS AT NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SYMPOSIA / JOURNALS

  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2016). Philosophical and Sociological Aspects of the Concept of Virtual Reality Based on "Presence" and "Telepresence" Generated By the Natural and Mediated Environment. Thiland, Rangsit University (RSU) International Research Conference.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan (2015). Influence of the Visual Semiotics of Media and the Socio – Cultural Changes of the Rural Masses in Sri Lanka (A Sociological Analysis). Journal of American Science, Vol:11 (3), 1 – 6.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan (2014). A Sociological Analysis of the Influene of Visual Semiotics of Media on the Masses. Annual Research Symposium on University-Industry Collaboration to Strengthen the Knowledge Hub of Sri Lanka. University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D. (2013). Philosophy, Society and Media Ethics, Rupavahini Samiksha, Sri Lanka, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Vol. 07.68 - 73.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. (2012). Influence of satellite Culture on the Social and cultural Conditions in the South Asian Region, Annual Academic Symposium 2012, Convergent Technologies & Sustainable Communities, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. (2011). Transnational Media and its Influence on Rural Social Integration of Rural Masses in South Asia. A case Study in Sri Lanka. Annual Academic Symposium 2011, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., &. RathanasiriKallanchiye. Rev (2010). Media Influence on the Attitudinal Changing of the Present Monastic Buddhist Monk in Sri Lanka, International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS),Guangzhou, China.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2010). Transnational Media and Its Message on the Periphery. 8th Biennial Conference of the Pacific and Asian Communication Association PACA, Shenzhen University, Guangdong, China.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2010). Media Influence on the Consumption Pattern of the Rural Masses in South Asia: A Case Study in Sri Lanka, International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS), Guangzhou, China.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D., (2010). Media Impact on the Attitudinal Change of Rural Masses: The Case of Social Integration of Sri Lanka, Symposium on Media and Diversity, Sri Lanka, SriPalee Campus, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. (2010). Science of Semiotic Usage in Advertisements and Consumer’s Perception, The journal of American Science 6(2), 6-11.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D., (2010). Traditional Wireless Communication and Its Model in South Asian Region, The Journal of American Science, 6(3), 102 – 108.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. & Zhou Chang, C., (2010).The Chinese Dragon Concept as a Spiritual Force of the Masses, Sabaragamuwa University Journal, University of Sabaragamuwa,Vol: 9, 65-80.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D. & Uluwattha, K., (2009). Impact of Semiotic Approach on Advertisement for Consumer Perception: Balancing Text and Image, Competitive Management in a Dynamic World,International Research Conference on Management & Finance, Faculty of Management & Finance, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G.D., (2008). A Methodological Approach to the Development of Knowledge of Veddha People in Sri Lanka, Humanity Development and Cultural Diversity, The 16th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Kunming, China.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., &H. A. A. Swarnawathie, (2007). Social Security and Quality of Life of Peasant Migrant Women in Sri Lanka: A Sociological Perspective,International Symposium on the Constructions of Harmonious Society and Social Security, China.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2006). Social Survey and Questionnaire Methods in Social Science Research. Mediology, Media Studies & Media Criticism, Theoretical Concepts and Research Methods, Vol. 2. 166-180.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2005). The Role of Media and the Process of Enculturalization, Mediology, Media Studies & Media Criticism, A Sociological Approach, Vol: , 136- 145.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2003). An Anthropological Analysis on the Emergence of Cosmic World and Physical and Social Evolution of man, Buddhist Journal, vol.1.

EDITED WORKS

  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Media Culture, Vol: 5. Sri Lanka, Sri Palee Campus Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Media Culture, Vol: 6. Sri Lanka, Sri Palee Campus Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor), (2013). Buddhist Journal, Sri Lanka, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Published by Department of Buddhist and Pali Studies.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2012 Aug). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism, Semiotic Approach, Vol: 4,Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus Publication,Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2012 Dec). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism, Semiotic approach, Vol: 3.,Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2011). International Journal of Communicology, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication, Vol: 02.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2011). International Journal of Communicology, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication, Vol: 01.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2011). International Journal of Communicology, Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus, Center for Media Research (CMR) Publication, Vol: 01.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D. et al., (Eds). (From 2010). Continental Journal of Arts and Humanities, Nigeria, Wilolude Journals.
  • Weerasinghe, L. T. &DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Eds). (2006). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism, Theoretical Concepts and Research Methods, Vol: 2.Sri Lanka, University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus Publication.
  • Weerasinghe, L. T. & DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Eds). (2003). Mediology, Media Study & Media Criticism. A Sociological Approach, Vol: 1, Sri Lanka,University of Colombo, Sri Palee Campus Publication.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2014). The Other Side of the Life, (A Novel), Sri Lanka, Sri Palee Campus Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2004). A Sociological Analysis on Child Socialization, A Case Study in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (1997). A Anthropological Analysis on the Methods of Primary Health Care as Depicted in Ayurveda and in Buddhist Canon, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (1996). Sociology and Anthropology, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (1994). Sociology, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Godage Publication.
  • A Research on Water Supply and Sanitation Project Implemented by Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) in Collaboration with National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWS&DB) Sri Lanka, 1991.

UNDER PUBLICATION PROCESS

  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Media Culture, Vol: 7. Sri Lanka, CMR Publication of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Visual Communication, Vol: 8. Sri Lanka, CMR Publication of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2014). Mediology, Media study and Media Criticism, Visual Communication, Vol: 9. Sri Lanka, CMR Publication of Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (2016). Transnational Media and Social Integration.
  • DharmaKeerthi Sri Ranjan, G. D., (Editor in Chief), (2016). International Journal of Communicology,Vol: 3, Sri Lanka, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo.

RESEARCH INEREST

  • Media Sociology
  • Media Anthropology
  • Media Psychology
  • Research Methods