PhD(Accountancy) (Queensland University of Technology), Masters of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Masters of Business (Queensland University of Technology)
Kylie is a lecturer and early career researcher within the School of Accountancy. Her research focuses on exploring ways to improve social and organisational conditions for marginalised people and stakeholder groups. Kylie integrates critical perspectives on accounting, accountability, evaluation and participation, into organisational practices and policies. She was a recipient of the Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award for 2022.
Kylie's research is interdisciplinary and collaborative. She has a 20-year background working in diverse educational settings and engages in research that spans accounting, accountability, evaluation, ethics, trust and education.
Kylie teaches across accounting research, financial literacy, and evaluation topics.
Kylie's industry experience spans education, arts, agriculture and advocacy organisations and includes volunteering, management, financial, governance and board positions.
Kylie is a member of the School of Accountancy's Accounting for Social Change research group and currently holds two journal editorial positions being Social Media Editor for the Social and Environmental Accountability Journal and Accounting Forum.
- Kingston, K., Luke, B., Furneaux, C. & Alderman, L. (2023). Examining the re-territorialisation of beneficiary accountability: Digitising nonprofit services in response to COVID-19. The British Accounting Review. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/238511
- Kingston, K., Furneaux, C., de Zwaan, L. & Alderman, L. (2020). From monologic to dialogic: Accountability of nonprofit organisations on beneficiaries' terms. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 33(2), 447–471. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/128804
- Kingston, K., Furneaux, C., de Zwaan, L. & Alderman, L. (2023). Avoiding the accountability ‘sham-ritual’: An agonistic approach to beneficiaries’ participation in evaluation within nonprofit organisations. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 92. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/206153
- Williamson, A., Kingston, K. & Bennison, L. (2022). Similar or Different? Downward Accountability Across Civil Society Organisational Forms. Voluntas, 33(5), 1002–1014. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/227594
- Luke, B., Furneaux, C., Alderman, L. & Kingston, K. (2022). A Reflection on Critical Methodology: Accountability and beneficiary participative evaluation in Third Sector research. Voluntas, 33(6), 1148–1155. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/212429
- Knight, R. & Kingston, K. (2021). Valuing beneficiary voice: Involving children living in out-of-home care in programme evaluation. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 21(2), 69–84. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/207913
- Kingston, K., (2022). Accountability and evaluation within nonprofit organisations. Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, 42(1-2), 119–121. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/211334
- Williamson, A. & Kingston, K. (2021). Performance measurement, evaluation and accountability in public philanthropic foundations. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 21(2), 101–119. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/209194
- Driving Forces of Development in Chinese Charitable Foundations: Strategic Alliance, Confucian Culture, and Charity Law
PhD, Associate Supervisor
Other supervisors: Dr Yuyu Zhang
- Donor intent, charitable accountability, and natural disasters: exploring the 2019 Kangaroo Island Bushfires case
MPhil, Associate Supervisor
Other supervisors: Associate Professor Belinda Luke, Adjunct Associate Professor Wendy Scaife, Dr Alexandra Williamson