Tracey Dodd

Tracey Dodd

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Dodd oversees research development within the Adelaide Business School and holds the position of Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter (UK). She earned her PhD with UniSA in 2017 and a Masters of Public Policy and Management with Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. Her research in environmental, social, governance (ESG) has been published internationally including in outlets such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, the British Accounting Review, Energy Policy, Transportation Research Part D, and the Australian Journal of Management. In addition to her academic contribution, Dr Dodd has two decades of project management experience, including intergovernmental reforms valued at $400M and oversight of project teams who have won over $16M in funding.

Dr Dodd is also founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Innovation, an advisory firm providing project management and strategic planning advice to national clients. Current and past clients include: the Australian Government, the Victorian Government, the South Australian Government, Housing Choices Australia, Centacare, AnglicareSA, the Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People (SA), the Australian Centre For Social Innovation, and the Jodi Lee Foundation.

Publications                 

ABDC List: 

Dodd, T., Graves, C., & Hentzen, J. (2022) Impact and university business training courses delivered to the marginalized: A systematic review, Academy of Management Learning and Education, https://doi.org/10.5465/amle.2021.0244.

Dodd, T., Guthrie, J., Dumay, J. (2022). Management controls and modern slavery risks in the building and construction industry: Lessons from an Australian social housing provider, The British Accounting Review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2022.101098.

Dodd, T., Nelson, T. (2022). Australian household adoption of solar photovoltaics: A comparative study, Energy Policy, 160(2022): 1–8.

Dodd T., Yengin D. (2021), Deadlock in sustainable aviation fuels: A multi-case analysis of agency, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 94(1):14, 1–14.

Dodd, T., Nelson, T. (2019), Trials and tribulations of market responses to climate change: Insight through the transformation of the Australian electricity market, Australian Journal of Management. 44(4) 614–631.

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. 

Other: 

Christophel, A., Dodd, T., Wright, S. (2021). Early Intervention Through the COSS model: A South Australian Perspective, Parity, 34(8), 29–30.

Damodaran, A., Taylor, C., Dodd, T. (2021). A Wrap Around Model of Youth Housing to Support Long-Term Transitions to Independence, Parity, 35(1), 26–27.

Damodaran, A., Taylor, C., Dodd, T. (2021). Building Resilience: An Evidence-based Approach to Support Young People to Thrive Beyond Out-of-Home Care, Parity, 34(1), 28–29.

Dodd, T., Hentzen, J., Damodaran, A., Beaumont, A. (2020) Adapting and growing stronger in the face of adversity, Parity, 33(10), 73–74.

Dodd, T., Rai, A., Caught, K., (2020), Electricity markets in flux: The importance of a just transition,  The Electricity Journal, 33(9), 1–6. 

Dodd, T. (2020). Bushfire recovery for Kangaroo Island, United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Report, https://sdgs.org.au/project/bushfire-recovery-for-kangaroo-island/.

Dodd, T., Rai, A., Caught, K (2020), How to Make the Climate Transition Fair: Lessons from Australia, Network for Business Sustainability, 24 March 2020.

Dodd, T., Yengin, D. (2020), Flight shame won’t fix airline emissions. We need a smarter solution, The Conversation, 15 January 2020.  

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

Karimizandi, K., Dodd, T., Jukic, D., Russo, A. (2019). Impact of lost data on Indigenous Australian housing trajectories, Parity, 14–15.

Jukic, D., Dodd, T., Russo, A., Karimizandi, K., (2019). Blind spot related to internet use among Australian homeless youth, Parity, 32(7), 49–50.

Dodd, T., Gordon, D. (2019). Growing stronger: Junction celebrates 40 years of alternatives to enforcement-based responses to homelessness and poverty, Parity, 32(4) 41–42.

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?, Symposium, 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, 28(9), 3032. 

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

Buss, T., Dodd, T., Durst, A. (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, 57 (2-3), 1–5.

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.  

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2021 - 2021 Advisor Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
    2018 - ongoing Board Member and Governance Committee Chair Green Industries SA
    2018 - 2021 Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2016 - ongoing CEO Sustainable Innovation
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    UniSA Australia PhD
    Carnegie Mellon University, Adelaide Australia Masters in Public Policy and Management
    Flinders University, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Arts
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Diploma of Project Management TAFE SA
    Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Aventa Business Institute
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Dodd, T., & Nelson, T. (2022). Australian household adoption of solar photovoltaics: A comparative study of hardship and non-hardship customers. Energy Policy, 160, 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2022 Dodd, T., Guthrie, J., & Dumay, J. (2022). Management controls and modern slavery risks in the building and construction industry: Lessons from an Australian social housing provider. British Accounting Review, 101098.
    DOI
    2022 Dodd, T., Graves, C., & Hentzen, J. (2022). Impact and University Business Training Courses Delivered to the Marginalized: A Systematic Review. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 21(3), 449-469.
    DOI
    2021 Dodd, T., & Yengin, D. (2021). Deadlock in sustainable aviation fuels: A multi-case analysis of agency. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 94, 1-14.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4
    2021 Dogramaci, E., Dodd, T., & Rossi-Fedele, G. (2021). Homeless and dentistry. Australian Business Council Journal List.
    2020 Dodd, T., Rai, A., & Caught, K. (2020). Electricity markets in flux: The importance of a just transition. Electricity Journal, 33(9), 106835.
    DOI Scopus5
    2019 Dodd, T., & Nelson, T. (2019). Trials and tribulations of market responses to climate change: Insight through the transformation of the Australian electricity market. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, 44(4), 614-631.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS3
    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 Scopus19 WoS14
    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.
    DOI
  • 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. 

Program Director, Adelaide Business School. 

Masters: 

  • Project Management Fundamentals (Adelaide)
  • Portfolio and Program Management (Adelaide)
  • Applied Project Management (Singapore)
  • Applied Project Management (online) 

Undergraduate:     

  • Foundations of Project Management (Adelaide) 
  • Project Management I and II (Adelaide) 
  • Corporate Responsibility for Global Business III (Adelaide)
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Principal Supervisor Application of Relational Coordination Theory in a youth mental health service context to address demand management and improve young people's outcomes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Samantha Lai
    2022 Principal Supervisor Well-being in mining communities: An expanded stakeholder view Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Nicholas Alex Gerald Marzohl
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 - 2022 Co-Supervisor Studies on bank risks Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Md Abdul Wasi

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