Muralee Das, Assistant Professor of Management

Phone: 207-581-4947

Email: muralee.das@maine.edu

Office: Room 307 DP Corbett Hall, Maine Business School, Orono, ME 04469


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 also 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 interests are Sports Law and Sports Management. As an Australian from Melbourne – a multi cultural capital, Dr Das loves exploring cuisines from around the world with his family.

Current Teaching Areas

  • Management in Contemporary Organizations (MBA)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Sports Management

Other Teaching Areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Corporations Law


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

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Das,M. (Forthcoming). 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

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.

Ad-Hoc Reviewer

  • Academy of Management Conferences
  • International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal


  • Ian Kirk Social Entrepreneurship Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship