Thushari Welikala

Dr Thushari Welikala is a Senior Lecturer in Higher Education Innovation and Development at the Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education at St George’s, University of London and a Visiting Lecturer at the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine at King’s College London. Being an Educational Developer, her teaching has always been transdisciplinary. She has experience in teaching postgraduate students and supervising research students across a range of disciplines from Arts and Humanities to Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Social Sciences. Her research interests include internationalisation of higher education, interculturality, exclusion and coloniality in education and transcultural higher education. She has developed a background in particular, in the area of internationalisation of higher education, and has been invited by national and international higher education institutions and organisations to deliver talks and for consultancy work. She is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE/Higher Education Academy, and an active member of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society.

Affiliation: St George’s, University of London

Conference 2022 Role: Theme Co-convenor: Global-local (dis)connections in education partnerships