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Dr Hemamali Tennakoon Mudiyanselage
Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Management


Dr. Hemamali Tennakoon is a Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Management at Brunel Business School. Before joining Brunel University, Dr. Hemamali held the position of Senior Lecturer in Management at Univeristy of Aberdeen. Prior to this, she was the Head of Business School/Senior Lecturer at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, a higher education institution established in partnership with Staffordshire University in the UK and Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation in Malaysia. Prior to this, she worked in the capacity of Research and Policy Development Specialist at Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Co-ordination Center (CERT|CC), a Government organization affiliated to the Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka. During her time at Sri Lanka CERT|CC, she was involved in information security policy development, training and research.


Dr. Tennakoon holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Business Administration from Staffordshire University, UK and Master’s degrees from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Kingston University, London. She received her PhD in Online Information Security, Privacy and Social Commerce from Kingston University, London. 


In addition to teaching, Dr. Hemamali act as the Liaison Tutor (LBIC Coordinator Leader) between Brunel Pathway Collage and Brunel Business School. 

Newest selected publications

Tennakoon, H. (2021) 'Mindful Use of Facebook as a Self-Help Therapeutic Tool in Psychological Settings', in Aker, H. and Aiken, M. (eds.) Handbook of Research on Cyberchondria, Health Literacy, and the Role of Media in Society’s Perception of Medical Information. Hershey, PA, USA : IGI Global. pp. 128 - 152. ISBN 10: 1-7998-8632-8. ISBN 13: 978-1-7998-8630-3.

Book chapter

Tennakoon, H., Saridakis, G. and Mohammed, AM. (2018) 'Child online safety and parental intervention: a study of Sri Lankan internet users'. Information Technology and People, 31 (3). pp. 770 - 790. ISSN: 0959-3845

Journal article

Saridakis, G., Benson, V., Ezingeard, JN. and Tennakoon, H. (2016) 'Individual information security, user behaviour and cyber victimisation: An empirical study of social networking users'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 102. pp. 320 - 330. ISSN: 0040-1625

Journal article

Benson, V., Saridakis, G. and Tennakoon, H. (2015) 'Purpose of social networking use and victimisation: Are there any differences between university students and those not in HE?'. Computers in Human Behavior, 51. pp. 867 - 872. ISSN: 0747-5632

Journal article

Benson, V., Saridakis, G. and Tennakoon, H. (2015) 'Information disclosure of social media users: Does control over personal information, user awareness and security notices matter?'. Information Technology and People, 28 (3). pp. 426 - 441. ISSN: 0959-3845

Journal article
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