Dr Carlene Wynter

Accounting Department

Carlene Wynter

Carlene joined Aston Business School in October 2014, having spent the previous three years completing my PhD in Accountancy at the University of Exeter.  Prior to that she spent a total of twenty one years at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica both as administrator and lecturer.  She also worked as a Research Assistant with the Consumer Affairs Commission, Government of Jamaica for ten years.  

Her teaching experience spans more than fifteen years lecturing and tutoring in an international environment at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Carlene taught at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica,  University of Exeter, UK and the University of Hartford, USA. The courses she taught included taxation, financial accounting and cost and management accounting. 

Her professional experience extends for more than thirty years working as Faculty of Social Sciences summer school coordinator, administrator, departmental coordinator and project accountant in the Department of Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

Position: Lecturer
Phone: +44(0)121 294 3300
Email: c.wynter@aston.ac.uk
Room: ABS407

  • PhD Accountancy, University of Exeter (2015)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Aston University (2016)


  • October 2014 – present: Lecturer in Accounting,  Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. 
  • 2012-2013: Tutorial Assistant, Department of Accounting, Exeter Business School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
  • 2008-2009: Graduate Assistant, Department of Accounting and Taxation, Barney School of Business, University of Hartford, CT, USA
  • 1997- 2011 :Tutor/Lecturer, Taxation, Financial Accounting, Cost and Managerial Accounting, Department of Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
  • 2000-2001: Lecturer: Taxation, Management Institute of National Development (MIND), Kingston, Jamaica


  • 1990-2011: Administrative/managerial:
    Faculty and Departmental Summer School Coordinator; Office Manager, Departmental Accountant; Recruiter, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
  • 1996-1997: Project Accountant, DOMS Building Project, Department of Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
  • 1980-1990: Research Assistant, Consumer Affairs Commission, Government of Jamaica
  • BF1101: Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BF2211: Financial Accounting 
  • BFM285: International Accounting and Taxation 
  • Property tax and local government reform
  • Fiscal decentralisation and local government financing
  • Interdisciplinary perspectives in taxation
  • Tax policy, tax reform and tax administration
  • Tax avoidance, tax morale 
  • Supranational institutions and tax reform 
  • Culture in tax administration 
  • Bourdieu's theory of practice 
  • Seed corn, Aston University (2015)
  • Wollard Bramley Fellowship (2016/17)
  • Kenneth Lee (DBA): How do financial analysts process accounting information?  A study of sell side analysts’ use of accounting information.
I have an interest in supervising PhD students who would like to do qualitative research in interdisciplinary areas in taxation, fiscal decentralisation, local government reform and property tax, tax policy and tax administration.
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ)
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy 
  • British Accounting and Finance Association 
  • Tax Research Network (TRN) 
  • Associate Research Fellow, Tax Administration Research Center, University of Exeter

Journal articles

  • Oats, L, Sadler, P & Wynter, C. (2014) Taxing Jamaica: the Stamp Act of 1760 & Tacky's Rebellion. eJournal of Tax Research, 12 (1), 162-184.