Atlantic International University is justly proud of its Academic Advisors and Assessors. Their qualifications and expertise allow us to assert that your program will be evaluated by recognized specialists in the discipline, with extensive academic experience. The advisors responsibility is to guide the student through the key steps of the academic program. Following is a partial list of current Advisors/Assessors.
Atlantic International University
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Nilani Ljunggren De Silva, PhD
EDUCATION: Ph.D. in Human & Social Science,
MA in Mass Communication,
Sociology Bachelor and Magister,
SPECIALIZATIONS: Development, Education, Post Conflict Studies, Women studies, Gender, Decentralisation, Globalisation, Migration, Governance, Democracy, Human Right framework to analyse Education, Diversity and teacher education, Inclusive education, Civil Society & Social and cultural Capital.
Computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook,
and familiar with Microsoft Project.
2005 Documentary Novel: Monsoon Dream/
Woman’s battle in Conflicts: (Book Surge Publishing USA
2nd edition: Vijitha
2008 Abuse of Immigrant Brides: How to tackle the Problem?
Work in progress Comparative Study: Girls Education in Post Conflict:
Female Voices from the Battle Field in
Ethnographic Field work-composing as poetries
Articles Flickors kamp för utbildning I Liberia
Education in Post Conflict countires-African Affairs –Focus Africa published in May 2009.
International Nordic Seminar on Social Movements
Conferences: “Women Migration & Social Mobility”
Nordic African Institute-
“Female Circumcision & Polygamy: Young women
Challenges culture in Post war transition: Liberia & Sierra
Nordic Africa Institute –
“Millennium Development Goals
Challenges & Possibilities”
SIDA- Global Challenge in Research Corporation
“A Gender Framework for Education Policy Dialogues:
Women, Education & Development
Lectures: Feminist analysis on Field of Gender, Development & Education: Institute of International Education
2008-2009 Open University
2008 Scholarship holder programme Office
2008 Guest Researcher at Nanjala
2008-10-16 Scholarship Holder,
2004-2008 Link Publishing, Book Reviewer and Publishing Coordinator (parallel with PhD programme)
2001-2002 Worked as an Administrator at
1995-2000 Worked as a Media Researcher in the Columbus Publishing Company- publishing House, in
1990- 1995 Work as a Press and Public Relation Officer at Sri Lanka Embassy in Stockholm- Liaison with various relevant NGOs and developed assistant organisation: SIDA, DANIDA and FINNIDIA.
1986-1989 Worked as a Project Assistant at USAID in Sri Lanka-US Embassy, mainly dealt with development projects funded by
Voluntary work: Work as a voluntary for the Red Cross (prison visits) in
Work with women shelter movement in
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