Professor Tejaswini (Teju) Herath completed her PhD from the Management Science and Systems department at the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. She holds Masters in Management Information Systems (MMIS) and MS in Civil Engineering from Auburn University, USA, and a BE in Civil Engineering from Pune University, India. She was a recipient of the PhD. Student Achievement Award, University at Buffalo, September 2008.

Dr. Teju Herath also holds an Advanced Certificate in Information Assurance, (National Security Agency Certified Information Assurance Program, SUNY Buffalo, USA). She completed (CGA - Certified General Accountant) certification in 2009.

She is a recipient of Departmental Researcher of the Year Award, FOIS, Goodman School of Business, Brock University for the year 2018-2019.
Herath also received the Goodman School of Business Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014.

She teaches courses in quantitative methods, information systems, and information assurance.

Previously, Herath worked as a library systems analyst and part-time lecturer at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC).