Lucas C.P.M. Meijs is a professor of volunteering, civil society and businesses at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), and a professor of strategic philanthropy at ERIM's Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (ECSP).
Professor Meijs' current research focuses on issues related to strategic philanthropy, volunteer/non-profit management, corporate community involvement, business-society partnerships, voluntary energy as a natural resource, re-embedding voluntary energy, student-volunteering and involved learning (life-long development by volunteering).
Before joining RSM in 2003, he was a guest researcher at the Centre of Philanthropy and Non-profit studies at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.
He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Georgia's Department of Political Science as well as its School of Social Work.
Professor Meijs teaches strategic philanthropy and several business-non-profit relations courses at the master level, as well as service learning, strategic philanthropy and social entrepreneurship at the bachelor level.