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Dr Asanka Gunasekara

Lecturer, Management


Asanka Gunasekara, PhD, is a Lecturer in Management at Swinburne Business School. Asanka's current research interests are in the areas of social and organisational inclusion of migrants. In particular she is interested in skilled migrants' acculturation, wellbeing and career success. Asanka is also interested in employee and organisational mindfulness, emotional intelligence and wellbeing studies. She publishes in international peer-reviewed journals including, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Employee Relations and Leadership.  

Asanka teaches various subjects within Management and Marketing Department. Prior to joining academia, she worked in the finance industry. 

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Associate Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Organisation And Management Theory - 350709
  • Organisational Behaviour - 350710


  • 2022, Swinburne, 2022, Swinburne, School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship; Teaching Excellence Award (Individual), Swinburne University of Technology, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2019, Other, ECHO360 Academic Champion Award , ECHO360