Tracey Dodd

Tracey Dodd

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of the Professions

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Tracey is a research fellow and lecturer at the University of Adelaide, earning a PhD with UniSA in 2017 and a Masters of Public Policy and Management with Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. Her research in the area of innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability has been published and presented internationally.

Tracey Dodd is also founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Innovation, an advisory firm providing project management and strategic planning advice to national clients including the Australian Government, the South Australian Government, and Junction Australia. Tracey has over 16 years of project management experience, including overseeing large teams who have won over $16M in funding.

Dr Tracey Dodd’s career has spanned two decades across the Federal and State Government, as well as the private and not for profit sectors. Tracey has managed large teams who have won in excess of $16M in funding, as well as negotiations with the Australian Government on reform agreements valued at over $400M.

Tracey is currently Board Member of Green Industries South Australia, CEO of the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Development, and Research Fellow with the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre, University of Adelaide. Tracey earned a PhD with UniSA in 2017 and Masters of Public Policy and Management with Carnegie Mellon University in 2009.

Her research in the area of innovation, the green economy, and sustainability, has been published by Energy Policy, Telecommunications Journal of Australia, and the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. Tracey is also a peer reviewer for Energy Policy and the Journal of Cleaner Production. 

Over the past three years Tracey has presented her research globally, including to the United Nations (New York), Rocky Mountain Institute (Washington DC), New York City Council, World Business Council on Sustainable Development (Geneva), the Academy of Management, (Anaheim and Chicago), and Strategic Management Society (Berlin).

Peer reviewed publications                 

Dodd, T., & Reaiche, C. (2019), “How could entrepreneurship theory aid the grand challenge of poverty”, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Meeting Proceedings.  

Dodd, T., Orlitzky, M., & Nelson, T. (2018), “What stalls a renewable energy industry?  Industry outlook of the aviation biofuels industry in Australia, Germany, and the USA”, Energy Policyhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2018.08.048.

Dodd, T. (2018), “An entrepreneurial lens: Same problem, different mindset”, Entrepreneurship Theory/Process/Practice, Kuratko, D., O'Connor, A., Frederick, H., (Eds), Cengage Learning, Victoria, Australia. 

Dodd, T. (2018), “Creating shared value: Hogwash or path to sustainable capitalism?”, Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.  

Dodd, T., Reaiche, C., & Corral de Zubielqui, G. (2018), “Regional innovation systems and economic transformation: A critical examination”, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Meeting Proceedings.  

Dodd, T. & Orlitzky, M. (2017), “Eco-innovation: Sensemaking and strategic responses to institutional uncertainty”, Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.  

Dodd, T. & Orlitzky, M. (2017), “Value creation, delivery, and capture in sustainability alliances: The case of aviation biofuels.” International Conference Innovation and Entrepreneurship Proceedings.  

Dodd, T. & Orlitzky, M. (2016), “Strategy enablers and constraints of green innovation in a new industry”, Strategic Management Society Meeting Proceedings. 

Dodd, T. & Orlitzky, M. (2016), “Sensemaking and cognitive schemas in an emergent industry: The case of aviation biofuels”, Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.  

Dodd, T., Orlitzky, M. & Johnson, M. (2016), “Environmental Entrepreneurship: Is extant theory fit for purpose?”, Panel Symposium Submission, Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.  

Martin, R & Dodd, T. (2015), “Quantifying our impact: Evaluating the impact of homelessness services and interventions - the challenges of evaluating long-term impact on client life trajectories”, Parity, Vol. 28, No. 9, pp. 30-32. 

Dodd, T. (2015), “Environmental and sustainability management accounting for sustainable aviation fuels”, Environmental Management Accounting Network Conference Proceedings. 

Buss, T., Dodd, T., Durst, A. B. (2011), “Evidence Based Management”, Encyclopaedia of Public Administration and Policy, 30 September

Dodd, T. (2007), The role of broadband in the quest for environmental sustainability, Telecommunications Journal of Australia, Dec 2007, Vol 57, No. 2-3.

Industry publications       

2017, South Australian Department for State Development, Northern Adelaide Innovation Ecosystem Literature Review 

2016, Australian Government Department of Human Services, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.

2016, Mental Health Coalition of South Australia, South Australia’s Community Mental Health Priority Statement. 

2015, Australian Government Department of Communications, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy.

2015, Mental Health Coalition of South Australia, Justice Reform Submission. 

2015, Workskil Australia, Green Army Operations Manual.

2015, Workskil Australia, Job Seeker Induction Training Manual. 

2011, Government of South Australia, Stepping up the Pace, South Australia’s Aboriginal Employment Strategy. 

2009, Government of South Australia (SA), SA Government Digital Inclusion Strategy.  

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2018 Dodd, T., Orlitzky, M., & Nelson, T. (2018). What stalls a renewable energy industry? Industry outlook of the aviation biofuels industry in Australia, Germany, and the USA. Energy Policy, 123, 92-103.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2015 Dodd, T., & Martin, R. (2015). Quantifying our impact: Evaluating the impact of homelessness services and interventions - the challenges of evaluating long-term impact on client life trajectories. Parity, 28(9), 30-32.
    2011 Dodd, T., & Buss, T., Dodd, T., Durst, A. B.. (2011). Evidence Based Management. Encyclopaedia of Public Administration and Policy, 30 September.
    2007 Dodd, T. (2007). The role of broadband in the quest for environmental sustainability. Telecommunications Journal of Australia, 57(2/3), 28.1-28.12.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2018 Dodd, T., Reaiche, C., & Corral de Zubielqui, G. (2018). Regional innovation systems and economic transformation: A critical examination. In Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Meeting Proceedings.
    2015 Dodd, T. (2015). Environmental and sustainability management accounting for sustainable aviation fuels. In Environmental Management Accounting Network Conference Proceedings. Geneva.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2017 Dodd, T. (2017). Value creation, delivery, and capture in sustainability alliances: The case of aviation biofuels. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Conference Innovation and Entrepreneurship Proceedings.
    2017 Dodd, T. (2017). Eco-innovation: Sensemaking and strategic responses to institutional uncertainty. Poster session presented at the meeting of Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.
    2016 Dodd, T., & Orlitzky, M. (2016). Environmental Entrepreneurship: Is extant theory fit for purpose?. Poster session presented at the meeting of Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.
    2016 Dodd, T., & Orlitzky, M. (2016). Sensemaking and cognitive schemas in an emergent industry: The case of aviation biofuels. Poster session presented at the meeting of Academy of Management Meeting Proceedings.
    2016 Dodd, T. (2016). Strategy enablers and constraints of green innovation in a new industry. Poster session presented at the meeting of Strategic Management Society Meeting Proceedings.

2018-20: Social Innovation Research Fellow (Junction Australia/University of Adelaide): $381,500 for a three year research fellow position hosted by the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre, University of Adelaide.

2017: Government of South Australia (RenewalSA): 20 year lease (value over $144M) Social Housing Transfer, Adelaide CBD & East (client: Housing Choices South Australia).

2017: Government of South Australia (Department of the Premier and Cabinet): $9M Social Impact Bond (client: Common Ground Adelaide and the Hutt Street Centre). 

2017: Government of South Australia (Department for State Development) and the University of Adelaide: $20,00 Innovation Ecosystem Research Project.

2016: University of South Australia Industry Engagement Fund: $15,000 for the establishment an Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Development. 

Lecturer in project management and corporate responsibility for global business.   

Masters: 

  • Project Management Fundamentals (Adelaide, 2019)
  • Portfolio and Program Management (Adelaide, 2017, 2018)
  • Applied Project Management (Singapore, 2017)
  • Applied Project Management (online, 2017, 2018) 

Undergraduate:     

  • Foundations of Project Management (2019)
  • Project Management I and II (Adelaide, 2017, 2018)
  • Corporate Responsibility for Global Business III (Adelaide, 2018)

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