Alina Taran has a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems(2010-2013), and a Master Degree in Accounting, Expertise and Auditing (2013-2015), both from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania. Currently, she is in the thesis-phase of a Doctorate in Accounting at the same university. During her studies, she was visiting student at University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia (in 2014), Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey (in 2014-2015), and Izmir University of Economics, Turkey (in 2016-2017). She worked as accountant in different SMEs in Romania (2010-2015), and as teaching assistant at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania (2015-2016, and 2017). Her research interests are financial accounting, international accounting, financial reporting, and financial analysis.