Professor (Mrs.) Prashanthi Narangoda (Professor of Fine Arts) is a qualified professional and an academic who has been serving in the Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya since1992. In addition, she serves as the Secretary of the Ethics Review Committee of University of Kelaniya, the central body which evaluates and reviews the quality of the research carried out by the candidates who accomplish their research at University of Kelaniya and elsewhere possible. She, at the Department level, holds the position of the Senior Treasurer of the Performing Arts Students Society of the Department of Fine Arts, and Coordinator of the Art Gallery both of which serve enhance the quality practice of the soft skills of University students whereas at the National level, serves as a member of the Subject Bench Mark Panel of Fine Arts, and a member of the Management Committee, Gamapaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic Institute, University of Kelaniya. She obtained her Bachelors’ Degree of Fine Arts with a Second Class Upper Division Honours from the University of Kelaniya in 1992, and Master of Science Degree from the Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology, affiliated to University of Kelaniya in the year 2000. In 2012 she obtained her Doctor of Philosophy from the University of the West, California, USA. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Architectural Conservation of Monuments and Site from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka which she obtained in 1994. She bears the life membership of the Royal Asiatic Society (Ceylon Branch) since 2007, American Association of Religion (AAR) since 2010, and a member of the Scientific Committee of the UNESCO International Dance Council since 2016. She is also a member of the National Trustees Board. Her vision is to become an academic and a research scholar who can better serve enhance the quality of research, education and social awareness to treat the needs of economy, polity and culture of Sri Lanka and contribute to achieve the best standards of education in the global market.