Name: Prof. Herson Dias.
Present Post: Senior Professor
Department: Department of Sinhala
University Address: Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Room Number: K2 204/4
Telephone: (Extension) 712/ (Office)+94-112914493/ (Home)+94-33-2256722
Academic Qualification:
• Ph. D. University of Kelaniya, 1997
• M. A. (Distinction pass) University of Kelaniya, 1990
• B. A. Special Degree in Sinhala (First Class) University of Kelaniya,1985.
Research & Publications:
Research:
• Sanskarana sahita Piriniwan Jataka Kavyaya Pilibanda Vimansanatmaka Nibandayak (Critical Study of Piriniwan Jataka Kavyaya), 1992
• Sinhala Padya Sahityaye Chula Sampradaya (Sinhala Folk Literary Tradition), 2001
• Thunsaranaya (A prescribed book for the B.A. Special Degree of the University of Kelaniya)
• Kelani Haella (A prescribed book for the B.A. Special Degree of the University of Kelaniya)
Publications:
• Piriniwan Jataka Kavyaya, S. Godage & Brothers, Colombo, 2002
• Jana Sahitya Sampradaya (Tradition of Folk Literature), S. Giodage & Brothers, Colombo, 2003
• Mahanuwara Matara Janakavi Sahityaya (Literature of Folk Poetry in Kandy & Matara Period), S. Godage & Brothers, Colombo, 2004