Pradeep Jeganathan's major research interests include subaltern nationalism and the perpetration of violence and its survival. Minor interests range from archaeological practice, distributed electronic networks and cyberspace to post colonial English literatures.

He has written and edited a number of books, contributed to a number of international conferences, and given keynote addresses, and invited presentations all over the world.

At the Water's Edge, his first work of fiction, was internationally aclaimed, and short listed for Sri Lanka's Gratiaen Prize.


Much of this work has been a collaborative conversation with Malathi de Alwis.

Dr. Pradeep Jeganathan is Professor of Sociology at Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, India.

He is also an accomplished cook, and photographer, who has authored internationally and nationally published food columns, illustrated with his own photographs. He also maintains a food-photoblog, www.my-halflife.com. His portait photographs have been published widely, most notably as an year long feature in the Nation on Sunday, a major Sri Lankan newspaper.

His wild life photographs are part of the permanent exhibition at the visitor center of the Ruhunu National Park, Yala, Sri Lanka.