• Informal Science Education
  • Museums and Community Engagement

Research Area


  • Ph D, Molecular Biology, Stony Brook University/Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1998
  • Post-Graduate Diploma, Environmental Science, Indian Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 1991
  • BS, Osmania University, 1990

Publications and Contributions

  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Portal to the Public (2019)
    The Reflective Museum Practitioner, pp. 14, ISBN/ISSN: 9780429025242 Author: Meena Selvakumar
  • White Paper
    Translation and Dissemination of Health Services Research for Health Policy: Key Insights from Museum Studies (2015)
    Authors: Meena Selvakumar, Erika Shugart
  • White Paper
    Coming Soon to a Science Center Near You: You! (2014)
    Author: Meena Selvakumar
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Portal to the Public: Museum Educators Collaborating with Scientists to Engage Museum Visitors with Current Science (2013)
    Curator: The Museum Journal, 56(1), pp. 69-78 Authors: Meena Selvakumar, M. Storksdieck


  • Improving the Translation and Dissemination of Health Services Research (2014)
    Academy Health Summit - Washington, DC