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Dr Chamila Perera

Senior Lecturer, Marketing


Dr Chamila Perera holds a PhD in Marketing from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Commerce Degree from University of Kobe, Japan. She won the most prestigious Mombushogaku scholarship from the Japanese Government followed by the Melbourne Business School Doctoral Research Scholarship. She published several research papers in  ABDC ranked Journals and, won several best paper awards for sustainability research projects. She also won Swinburne's Vice Chancellor award and the Australian Deans Council award for her contribution in enhancing carbon literacy among the university networks. Her research interests are in Consumer Culture, Climate Change related Behaviour, Sustainability, Environmentalism, Minimalistic lifestyles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Research methodological issues and Pedagogy. She has teaching experience in several study areas including Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Research, Marketing Management, Strategic Marketing, Product and Service Innovations, International Marketing, Marketing Decision Analysis, Customer Relationship Management, and Emarketing.

Research interests

Consumer cultural practices; Sustainability; Research methodology; Pedagogy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Minimalistic life style; Environmentalism; Climate Change related Behaviour

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Marketing - 350600

Teaching areas

Consumer Behaviour;Marketing Research;Marketing Management;Strategic Marketing;Product and Service Innovations;International Marketing;Marketing Decision Analysis;Customer Relationship Management;Emarketing


  • 2023, Swinburne, Swinburne Vice Chancellor Award, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2023, National, ABDC Network Award - Climate Action , Australian Business Deans Council
  • 2022, Swinburne, Adobe Innovation Teaching award, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2021, Swinburne, Adobe Innovation Teaching award, Swinburne University Adobe Campus
  • 2017, Swinburne, The Best Early Career Research Award, Swinburne Business School
  • 2017, International, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Social Responsibility Journal
  • 2013, International, Best Paper award :Pedagogical practices for Integrating Sustainability Education into International Marketing Curricula: Addressing Learning gaps in Sustainability Education, SIBR 2013 Bangkok Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research
  • 2011, Swinburne, FBE Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant 2011 (with Dr Chandana Hewege), Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2010, International, Best Paper award in New Product Development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Track , Annual Academy of Marketing Conference (July) Coventry University, UK
  • 2009, National, International Research Scholarship, The University Melbourne
  • 2008, Swinburne, Post Graduate Research Scholarship, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2005, International, Japanese Government scholarship (Mombushu scholarship - Government Scholar), Japanese Government

Professional memberships

  • 2020 - 2020: Board Member, Collarts, Australia
  • 2021 (current): Chair, PRME Co-op, Australia
  • 2020 (current): Board Member, Editorial Review Board, Journal of Consumer Research, International
  • 2020 (current): Board Member, Swinburne Reseach Ethic Commitee, Australia
  • 2010 (current): Member, Association for Consumer Research, United States
  • 2019 (current): Fellow, Mental Health First Aid, Australia
  • 2021 (current): Member, Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN), Australia


Also published as: Perera, Chamila; Perera, C.; Perera, Liyanage; Perera, L.; Perera, C. R.; Perera, Chamila R.; Perera, Chamila Roshani; Perera, L. C. R.; Perera, L. Chamila Roshani; Perera, Liyanage Chamila Roshani; Roshani Perera, Liyanage Chamila
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