Muttukrishna Sarvananthan

Principle Researcher, Point Pedro Insitute of Development

Muttukrishna Sarvananthan hails from Point Pedro and a Development Economist by profession and the Principal Researcher of the Point Pedro Institute of Development, Point Pedro, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, established in 2004. He has been an academic tutor, supervisor, and guest lecturer on conflict resolution and security studies for the University of Bradford (2005/6) in Sri Lanka and the United Nations University for Peace (2005-2008) in Sri Lanka.

Muttukrishna Sarvananthan was an Endeavour Research Fellow at the Global Terrorism Research Centre of Monash University in Melbourne from September 2011 to February 2012 and a Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University in Washington, D.C. from October 2008 to July 2009. Muttukrishna Sarvananthan earned a Doctorate in Development Economics at the Centre for Development Studies, University of Wales, Swansea in 1999, Master of Science in Development Planning and Administration at the Department of Social Policy and Social Planning, University of Bristol in 1991, Master of Science (Economics) in Economic Development at the Department of Economics, University of Salford in 1989, and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Economics at the Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi in 1986.