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


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.


Selected publications

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Current supervisions

  • Does CEO, Board, and Organizational Virtue Influence Firm Misconduct?
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Ellie Chapple
  • Donor intent, charitable accountability, and natural disasters: exploring the 2019 Kangaroo Island Bushfires case
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Wendy Scaife
  • Governance and the Financial Performance of Charitable Foundations
    MPhil, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Yuyu Zhang