Caroline has been Professor of Industrial Economics at the University of Huddersfield since January 2014. She started her career as a research assistant at the University of Manchester, before working as a lecturer then senior lecturer at Lancaster University. She has also taught at the Universities of Liverpool and Kentucky.
Caroline heads the Economics Group, and is the Director of Teaching and Learning in the Business School at the University of Huddersfield. She is an editor of Cogent Economics and Finance, the International Review of Economics Education and The Economics Review. She has won a number of awards for teaching, including the inaugural Economics Network Teaching Award, and the Lancaster University Sir Alastair Pilkington Teaching Prize.
She has had a long association with The Economics Network, and continues to be an Associate and Departmental Contact for The Economics Network.