Dr.Athulasiri Samarakoon is a senior lecturer in Politics and International Studies at the Open University of Sri Lanka. He was graduated from the University of Colombo in 2004. He earned MA (2006) M.Phil (2009) and PhD (2017) from Jawaharlal Nehru University India. His main area of studies and research includes political philosophy, cultural theories, cyber politics, small states and international politics. In addition to International Politics, he also teaches a course in Appreciation of Theatre and Films at the Open University. Also, he often contributes as a literary and political critic for national newspapers.