Muthusami Kumaran, PhD
Nonprofit Management and Community Organizations
3002A McCarty Hall D
Phone: (352) 273-3524
Dr. Muthusami Kumaran has a 70% teaching and 30% research appointment. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations, Risk Management in Nonprofit Organizations, Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Community Development, and Program Planning & Evaluation. His areas of research interest include various aspects of nonprofit management, roles of NGOs, community development, civic engagement, home and community based elderly care services, and environmental justice.
Prior to his academic career, Dr. Kumaran worked for a nonprofit organization and a state government agency. He has also served on the boards of various small, medium and large nonprofit organizations. He currently serves on the board of Florida 4-H Foundation. He has published articles, book chapters and presented numerous research papers related to the nonprofit sector and NGOs.