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 contributed to a number of important international conferences, and his work has been published in the ensuring collections, that have been widely reviewed in scholarly journals.
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 a Senior Consultant Social Anthropologist, at the Consortium for Humanitarian Agencies, in Colombo, and his political column SouthPaw appears monthly in Spectrum, a socio-political review magazine.
He is also an accomplished cook, and photographer, who has authored internationally and nationally published food columns, illustrated with his own photographs. His food-photoblog, www.my-halflife.com, is updated regularly, and his food column, achcharu, apears monthly also in Spectrum.
His wild life photographs are part of the permanent exhibition at the visitor center of the Ruhunu National Park, Yala, Sri Lanka.