1986-88 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Professional Development Program, International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
1978 Ph.D. University of California, San Diego (Anthropology).
1974 M.A. University of California, San Diego (Anthropology).
1970 B.A. University of Ceylon, Peradeniya (Honors in Sociology).
1966 Diploma in Journalism, The Polytechnic, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
|ANTH 120||Introduction to Anthropology|
|ANTH 412i||Culture and Communication|
Research Focus and Teaching Specialties
2009 “Building on Innovation: Farmer Managed Irrigation in Sri Lanka,” In, Revitalizing Asia’s Irrigation: To Sustainably Meet Tomorrow’s Food Needs Aditi Mukherj and Thierry Falcon eds. Colombo Sri Lanka: IWMI/FAO/Funded by ADB.
2006, “Water and Culture and Public Action: The Monk, The Clan Elder and the Water Warrior.” One Chapter in, Water: Histories, Cultures, Ecologies,. Perth, Australia: University of West Australia (in press)
2006, “Stella Mendoza: A Water Warrior in Imperial Valley, California.” Once Chapter in, Fluid Bonds:Experience of Women and Water from the North and South. Calcutta, India: Stree Publishers
2000, Participatory Irrigation Management in the Philippines: National Irrigation Systems. In, Case Studies in Participatory Irrigation Management. David Groenfeldt and Mark Svendsen eds. World Bank Institute Learning Resources Series.
1998, Participatory Irrigation Management in the Philippines: National Irrigation Systems. PIM Case StudiesSeries. EDI, World Bank. 1997, Consultant, EA1AN, The World Bank. Design, appraisal, and supervision of the Irrigation Operations Support Project II; supervision of the Communal Irrigation Development Project II, Philippines; and evaluation of Irrigation Operations Support Project I.