Dr. Muralee Das, Ph.D.

Dr. Muralee Das Ph.D (Melbourne)

Assistant Professor of Management

Dr Das has held various leadership roles in international sports management in the Asia-Pacific region. His last post was Assistant General Secretary and Director of Human Resources/Services for the Asian Football Confederation, a member of FIFA. Industry experience motivated Dr Das to complete a PhD at the University of Melbourne, Australia researching Leadership and Firms’ processes that deliver Blended Value (Financial and Social) and Leadership of Social Entrepreneurs. All three separate studies from his dissertation were accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management’s Conferences. His other research and consulting interests are Sports Law and Sports Management.  He also holds a Masters in Commercial Law (sports law emphasis) from the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, MBA (University of Nevada-Las Vegas) and BBA (University of Iowa). As an Australian from Melbourne – a multi cultural capital, Dr Das loves exploring cuisines from around the world with his family.

Contact Details

Office: Room 307, 5723 DP Corbett Business Building      Phone: 207-581-4947  

Email: muralee.das@maine.edu    LinkedIn : linkedin.com/in/muraleedas.

Ph.D., University of Melbourne, Australia
MCommLaw, University of Melbourne, Australia
MBA, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
BBA, University of Iowa

Teaching Areas:

  • MBA-Management in Contemporary Organizations
  • Human Resources Management
  • Sports Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Introduction to Management

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Das,M. (2018). International Regulation of Fantasy Sports: Comparative Analysis of United States, Australian and Asian Laws. University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) Gaming Law Journal, Vol. 8

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Das, M., & Nair, M. (2004). Corporate Governance in the Global Soccer Industry: Externalities and Prospects. Corporate governance: an international perspective, 294. Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG)

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers/Proceedings/Caucuses

Das, M. (2017). Corruption in Asian Football: Legal and Governance Responses to Increase Commercial Value of Football in Asia. North American Society for Sports Management Conference, Colorado, USA

Das, M., & Metz, I. (2015). What It Takes to Change the World? Talent Identification for Social Enterprises. Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2015, No. 1, p. 15987). Academy of Management.

Das, M. (2014). Leadership Behavior and Firm Social Performance. Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2014, No. 1, p. 14798). Academy of Management.

Das, M. (2013). Leadership Behavior and Organizational Performance: Blended Value Returns-Financial & Social. Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2013, No. 1, p. 13374). Academy of Management.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Caucuses

Robinson J.A & Das, M. (2013). Antecedents of Social Entrepreneurial Actions Across Developing and Developed Economies. Academy of Management Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Ad-Hoc Reviewer

  • Academy of Management Conferences
  • North American Society for Sports Management Conferences
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal


  • Excellence in Teaching Award 2019- Maine Business School, University of Maine
  • Graduate Faculty Mentor Award 2019- University of Maine
  • Ian Kirk Social Entrepreneurship Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship, University of Melbourne, Australia