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educator , zoologist

Asoka Pathiratne, Sri Lankan zoologist, educator. Association of Commonwealth Universities academy fellow, 1993-1994. Member Asian Fisheries Society, Sri Lanka Association Advancement of Sciences (secretary 1991-1992).

Background

Pathiratne, Asoka was born on December 12, 1956 in Matara, Sri Lanka. Daughter of Pamela Weeraratne.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, North Dakota State University, 1985.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Kelaniya, 1979-1981. Research assistant North Dakota State University, 1981-1984, teaching assistant, 1984-1985. Lecturer University Kelaniya, 1986-1988, senior lecturer zoology, since 1988, head department zoology, since 1995.

Membership

Member Asian Fisheries Society, Sri Lanka Association Advancement of Sciences (secretary 1991-1992).

Connections

Married Saman Pathiratne. Children: Evan, Mevan.

father:
Pamela Weeraratne Pathiratne

spouse:
Saman Pathiratne

children:
Evan Pathiratne

Mevan Pathiratne