Dr Alexandra Williamson

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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Accountancy

Personal details


Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Accountancy,
School of Accountancy


philanthropy, philanthropic foundations, structured giving, philanthropic organisations, accountability, private ancillary funds, public ancillary funds, nonprofit organisations, charitable trusts, giving


Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Sociology, Policy and Administration

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations


Alex was an HDR Peer Adviser within QUT's Student Success Group during 2018, delivering workshops and two weekly writing circles to PhD and Masters by Research students across all QUT faculties.



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Current supervisions

  • Does KMP virtue influence firm fraud and financial misconduct?
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Ellie Chapple
  • Philanthropic Accountability during Natural Disaster Recovery in Australia
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Wendy Scaife
  • Charitable foundations' board effectiveness, external governance, and performance
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Yuyu Zhang