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Sociology educator

Ipala Tellambura Hettige, Sri Lankan sociology educator. Monash graduate scholarship Monash University, 1976; Commonwealth travel fellowship Comty. University Exchange, 1977; Fulbright senior scholar award United States Information Agency, University Pennsylvania, 1994. Member International Sociological Association, Sociological Association of Sri Lanka, South Asian Sociologists.

Background

Hettige, ipala Tellambura was born on February 25, 1950 in Galle, Sri Lanka. Son of Appuhamy and Caroline Imaduwa (Vithanage) T.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Colombo, 1973. Bachelor in Philosophy, University Colombo, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1980.

Career

Research assistant Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Colombo, 1973-1974. Assistant lecturer University Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka, 1974-1976, lecturer Sri Lanka, 1980-1985, University Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1986-1987, senior leectr. Sri Lanka, 1987-1992, professor Sri Lanka, since 1992.

Consultant World Health Organization, Colombo, 1989-1993, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Colombo, 1991-1992, UNCHS, Colombo, 1992-1993. Head department sociology University Colombo, since 1992. Founder Inter Ethnic Harmony project University Colombo, 1991.

Membership

Member International Sociological Association, Sociological Association of Sri Lanka, South Asian Sociologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Badminton, travel, music, cooking, Scrabble.

Connections

Married Anula Menike, September 15, 1974. Children: Rashmi, Chaturi.

father:
Appuhamy T.

mother:
Caroline Imaduwa (Vithanage) T.

spouse:
Anula Menike

children:
Rashmi Hettige

Chaturi Hettige