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General Area of Academic Specialization
Taxation, Public Finance
Academic Unit
Finance & Accounting
Professional Profile
Mona School of Business and Management (South)
(876) 977-3775

Sandria Tennant is a lecturer in the Mona School of Business and Management at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.  She specializes in the areas of taxation policy and practice, public finance, and research methods. Dr. Tennant has published in journals such as Accounting and Business Research and Social and Economic Studies. 

Some Research Highlights: 

Journal Articles

  • Tennant, Sandria. (2020) “Investment in Infrastructure versus Investment in People: Political Markets and Economic Outcomes” Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Vol.45, No.1.
  • Tennant, Sandria and Tracey, Marlon 2019. Corporate Profitability and Effective Tax Rate: The Enforcement Effect of Large Taxpayer Units. Accounting and Business Research, Vol. 42, Issue #3.
  • Tennant, Sandria. 2011. Predicting the Likelihood of Firms Locating Along a New Road Facility. Regional Development Studies, Vol. 14, 1 – 10, United Nations Centre for Regional Development. 
  • Tennant, Sandria and Clayton, Anthony. 2010. The Politics of Infrastructural Projects: A Case for Evidence-Based Policymaking.  International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 33: No. 4, 182 – 191.
  • Tennant, David and Tennant, Sandria. 2008. Is There a Glass Ceiling in the Jamaican Financial Sector? Both Sides of the Story. Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Vol.33, No.4 : 69-122.
  • Tennant, Sandria and Tennant, David. 2007. The Efficiency of Tax Administration in Jamaica: An Introspective Assessment. Social and Economic Studies. Vol.56, No.3 : 71-100. Impact Factor 0.2.

Undergraduate Courses 

  • MGMT3051: Taxation 1
  • MGMT3052: Taxation 2

Graduate Courses

  • ACCT6101: Accounting Research and Related Theory
  • Sept. 2016 - Aug. 2017, Awarded Principal’s Research Fellowship to conduct research on The Impact of Fiscal Decisions on Tax Compliance Patterns in the Private Sector.
  • 2009, Awarded funding by the Office of Graduate Studies and Research to conduct research on Jamaica’s Highway 2000 Project.
  • 2005, Awarded funding by the British Council to attend the course Environmental Management for Developing Countries at the University of Surrey, United Kingdom.
  • 2002, Awarded a scholarship by the European Union’s Support to Economic Reform Programme (SERP) to pursue MSc Degree.
  • 1997, Awarded a scholarship by the Training Programme of the Government of Jamaica to pursue the postgraduate diploma in Tax Audit and Revenue Administration.