DrMMJphoto Dr. MM Jayawardena
Ph.D. (Colombo), M.A. (Peradeniya), B.A. (Peradeniya), Diploma in Psychology & Counseling, MIPC Sri Lanka
Senior Lecturer (Grade I)
Contact Details:  0775432569
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  • PhD (Defence Economics) 2011, University of Colombo
  • MA (Agriculture Economics) 1988, University of Peradeniya
  • BA (Economics) 1980, University of Peradeniya
  • Dip ( Psychology and Counseling) 2005/2006 ,Sri Lanka
  • Member, Sri Lanka National Institute of Professional Counselors (MIPC)
  • Member, Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA)
  • Member, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
  • Member, The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RASSL)


Journal Publications


Peer Reviewed Full papers- Published in Conference Proceedings


Peer Reviewed Abstracts

Contribution to Books

Book Reviews

  • Jayawardena M.M (2002)" Science and Technology in Economic Development" by Dr. Granville Dharmawardena, 2002”.

Articles in Magazine

  • Jayawardena, M.M. (2006). Management Decisions (in Sinhala). Sri Lanka Adyayana, 21-32.
  • Ayawardena, M.M. (2008). National Defence Expenditure and Expenditure and Economic Development in Sri Lanka (in Sinhala) Sri Lanka Adyayana, 15-25.
  • Jayawardena, M.M. (2010). The Concept of the Equilibrium Level of National Income (in Sinhala). Sri Lanka Adyayana, 41-52.
  • Jayawardena, M.M. (2013). National Defence and Economic Development in Sri Lanka. Peoples Bank Economic Review Feb/March- 2013, Peoples Bank of Sri Lanka, 59-66.


  • Dean of the Faculty of Management, Social Sciences and Humanities, General Sri John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmatana, 2014 – September, 2017
  • Senior Lecturer Grade I, General Sri John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmatana, 1996 – Today
  • Senior Lecturer Grade I, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, 2006 – 2007 (During the period of the sabbatical leave)
  • Senior Lecturer Grade II, General Sri John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmatana, 1988 – 1996
  • Programme Assistant, Economics and Project Division of the Department of Agriculture, Peradeniya, 1984 - 1989 
  • Elementary Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Applied Economics, Economics of Rural and Urban Development.
  • Three months Certificate Course on “Socio-Economic Research Methods, IRRI ,Los Banos, Philippines.1986
  • Three Months Certificate Course , Naval Post Graduate School, California, USA, 2003