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Associate Professor in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, UNSW Sydney

Professor Danielle Logue is Director of the Centre for Social Impact UNSW (CSI UNSW) and Professor of Innovation & Impact at UNSW Business School.

Danielle's research portfolio draws on a broad base of organisation and management theory to examine how enterprises and markets engage in processes of social innovation. Recent projects investigate new forms of organising, governing, and financing to address social and environmental problems including impact investing, civic crowdfunding platforms, social stock exchanges, social impact bonds, and social enterprises.

In recent years, Danielle has led major external research contracts including for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Social Services, and the Wayside Chapel. She was awarded an ARC DECRA and is currently Chief Investigator on an ARC Discovery Project examining impact investing markets and gender equality.

Danielle's research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Studies, and Human Relations, and her latest book is ‘Theories of Social Innovation’ (Edward Elgar).

She is currently Senior Editor of Information & Organization, and serves on the editorial boards of Organization Studies and Journal of Management Inquiry. Previous leadership positions include Director of the Centre for Business & Sustainable Development, Deputy Head (Engagement), at the UTS Business School.

Danielle has held visiting positions at Judge Business School Cambridge University, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship University of Oxford, IAE Business School Argentina, and Stanford University. She completed a Doctorate of Philosophy and Master of Science at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Prior professional experience includes industry and innovation policy, business and international development for organisations such as the World Bank, and Australian Federal and State Departments of Industry.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Strategy & Innovation, University of Technology, Sydney


  • 2011 
    University of Oxford, UK, Doctorate of Philosophy
  • 2007 
    University of Oxford, UK, Master of Science

Research Areas

  • Organisation And Management Theory (150310)
  • Business And Management (1503)
  • Innovation And Technology Management (150307)
  • Entrepreneurship (150304)
  • Social Change (160805)