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Dr Sarah Adams

Research School of Accounting

Position: Lecturer
Email: sarah.adams@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 54857
Office: Room 2032, PAP Moran Bld (21)

Dr Sarah Adams


Sarah Adams is Lecturer in the Research School of Accounting at the ANU. Prior to commencing at ANU, Sarah was a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and completed her PhD examining the production of social impact accounts by not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises. For her studies, Sarah was awarded a Centre for Social Impact PhD Scholarship, as well as a PhD Completion Award for Research Excellence.

She has also been a visiting scholar at the University of Western Australia and the University of Oxford. Her research interest in social impact, accountability and social enterprise was motivated by her five year experience working as a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Impact, where she worked on a range of applied research projects in collaboration with a variety of government, not-for-profit and industry partners. Sarah recently was awarded the Best Overall Paper award at the 2016 A-CSEAR Conference.


  • Accounting
  • Corporate sustainability

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