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History educator

Chandra R. de Silva, Sri Lankan History educator.

Background

Silva, Chandra R. de was born on July 19, 1940 in Panadura, Sri Lanka. Son of Justin Boyd and Leonora (Fonseka) de Silva.

Education

Bachelor, University Ceylon, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1968.

Career

Lecturer, senior lecturer history University Ceylon, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1962-1984. Professor history University Peradeniya, 1984-1989. Professor, chairman history department Indiana State University, Terre Haute, since 1991.

Visiting professor Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1989-1991.

Works

Connections

Married Daya Tellambura Hettige, December 12, 1963. Children: Rukmal Wasana, Sampath Ruwan.

father:
Justin Boyd Silva

mother:
Leonora (Fonseka) Silva

spouse:
Daya Tellambura Hettige

children:
Sampath Ruwan Silva

Rukmal Wasana Silva