Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Wijesundara M.A.C.G., (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer I

Department of Sociology
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Ruhuna
Matara
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 715302678

Email: chandimagayathri1969@gmail.com

Biography:

Dr. M.A.C.G Wijesundera graduated from University of Colombo in 1996, completed MSSc in Sustainable Development and Gender in 2001 and conferred the PhD in Globalization and Family Studies in 2014. She joined the University of Ruhuna in 1998 and at present she is serving as a coordinator – MA in Sociology program in University of Ruhuna. In addition, she performs as a public speaker on media and for government and non-government organizations. Her specialized fields and teaching areas are focus on Gender and Family Studies, Sociology of Religion, Sustainable Development, Organizational Management and Globalization.

Qualifications:

  • PhD (Kel)
  • MSSc. (by research) (Kel)
  • BA (Hons) (Col)

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Research Areas:

Publications:

Journal publications

  • Wijesundara, M.A.C.G (2012) “Sustainable Development and Woman” Colombo. S. Godage Publisher, ISBN 978-955-30-3235-5


Journal publications
  • Wijesundara M.A.C.G (2015/2016)  “The imprisoning of the paddy farmer by making him believe in the fallacy of being able to make the country self-sufficient in paddy cultivation: Re read the professor R.M Ranaweera Banda’s article Prathimana”, Department of Sociology, University of Ruhuna, Matara. vol 10
  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (2016) “Comparison with Sociological and Buddhist interpretation on family, marriage and kinship” Pravarthana, Buddhist association of Sri Lanka Customs, vol 09

  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (2014), “An evaluation on women’s development approaches”, Prathimana, Department of Sociology, University of Ruhuna, Matara. vol 09

  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (2013), “An Analysis of Leadership Qualities”, Pravarthana, Buddhist Association of Sri Lanka Customs, vol 06

  • Wijesundera, M.A.C.G (2012), “Group formation in the Organization”, Prathimana, Department of Sociology, University of Ruhuna, Matara. vol 07
  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (2009), “An overview of women’s development approach in Sri Lanka”, Abimani, Ruhuna Study Circle, 2009

  • Wijesundera, M.A.C.G (2004/05),An evaluation of the development process up to sustainable development”, Prathimana, Department of Sociology, University of Ruhuna, Matara.
  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (2000), Kandyan social organizations in pre-colonial era”, Sambasha, Ministry oh Higher Education, vol 11
  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (1998), “Beginning of class consciousness and the rise of new indigenous elites in the post independents era”, Sambasha, Ministry of Higher Education, vol 09
  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (1998), “Evaluation of government poverty alleviation programs and Sri Lankan poverty”, Samaja Sameeksha , Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya, vol 02
  • Wijesundera M.A.C.G (1998), Employment and women”, Aye (She) Magazine, Woman and media collective, vol 01
  • Wiijesundera M.A.C.G (1997), “Buddhist revival and its impact on the socio-political sphere” Sambasha, Ministry of Higher Education, vol 08.

Editorial Work

  • Co-editor (2016), Felicitation volume of Senior Professor A.K.G Jayasinghe, Department of Sociology, University of Ruhuna, Matara, ISBN 978–955–1507 43–5

  • Co-editor (2010/11), Student Handbook faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Matara.


Key Note Talks

  • Delivered a guest lecture on International Women’s day organized by Divisional Secretariat Galle (2017.03.01)

  • Delivered a guest lecture on International women’s day organized by National Trade Union Federation Rajagiriya (2016.03.08)


  • Delivered a guest lecture on International women’s day organized by Sri Lanka light infantry regiment, Seva vanitha branch, Panagoda (2016.03.20)

  • Delivered a guest lecture for’’ Diploma in Correction and Rehabilitation for prison officers,’’: conducted by Department of Sociology, University of Kelaniya (2016.10.30)