Dr Carol Bond
Carol Bond
Lecturer in Management
  • PhD, Political Science (The University of Queensland)
  • (MIS) Master of International Studies, International Relations (The University of Queensland)
  • (MAR) Master of Arts in Religion, Theological Ethics (Yale University Divinity School)
  • (BA) Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts (Carleton College )
+61 7 334 69262
Room 305, Colin Clark Building, St. Lucia Campus

Carol Bond’s diverse research areas include: business ethics, peacebuilding responsibilities of business, human rights and business; and, indigenous sources of wisdom. Carol’s research focuses on large footprint industries such as mining, coal seam gas, and petroleum pipelines. Carol is a Lecturer in Management at the UQ Business School. Her academic teaching background covers: business ethics, human rights theory and practice, communication studies, leadership and peace & conflict development frameworks.

Research interests

Business ethics and their human rights implications
Applying ethical analysis to a variety of social and environmental impacts of large resource projects in the mining and petroleum industries. Special interest in human rights implications of business decisions.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Working with existing voluntary frameworks, initiatives and guidance notes, research into practical ways to improve both compliance and outcomes.
Indigenous Wisdom
Partnering with indigenous communities around the world to design truly sustainable businesses and communities.
Developing the interface between businesses and communities directly affected by their activities with peacebuilding principles.


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  • Academy of Management
  • Society for Business Ethics
  • AusIMM


2010 International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
2010 University of Queensland Centennial Scholarship (UQCent)
2008 - 2009 Academic Dean’s List

Major research grants

Title Agency Year Amount
Digging deeper: a new framework to incorporate indigenous wisdom to address mined land rehabilitation and closure plans UQ BEL Faculty New Staff Research Start-Up Fund 2017 $4,999
“MRC-Wiki” Mine Rehabilitation and Closure Knowledge Management platform - Implementation for Central Queensland coal mines ACARP 2015-17 $176,900