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Research Fellow, Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne

Sara Bice consults, educates and researches on sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. She is Director, Research Translation, Melbourne School of Government, The University of Melbourne and Co-Chair of the International Association for Impact Assessment's Corporate Stewardship and Risk Management Section. Sara has worked in developed and developing countries on matters including social and environmental impacts, stakeholder engagement and public participation. She blogs at The Sustainable Sensibility and is featured on Sustainable Business Forum. She holds a PhD in Sociology and an MA in International Development and Gender Studies from the University of Melbourne, and a BA (Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.


  • 2013–present
    Research Fellow, Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne
  • 2008–present
    Senior Consultant, Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 2012–2013
    Lecturer in Business Ethics, La Trobe University


  • 2012 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Arts (Research - 1st Class), International Development & Gender Studies
  • 2001 
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts (Hons. Journalism and Mass Communication)

Research Areas

  • Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation And Social Impact Assessment (160801)
  • Sociology (1608)
  • Business Ethics (220102)
  • Sustainability Accounting And Reporting (150106)
  • Corporate Governance And Stakeholder Engagement (150303)