Alexandra is a quantitative researcher with a strong interest in applying quantitative research methodology to social sciences. Her current work at the WISERD Education Data Lab and Administrative Data Research WALES involves analysing large datasets to conduct education research in Wales, focusing on topics such as educational attainment, online learning, school attendance, and absence, as well as children’s subjective well-being.

Alexandra’s research interests extend beyond quantitative research methodology and include expertise in Human Geography, Urban Geography, Environmental Geography, Urban Resilience, Spatial Analysis, Urban Inequalities and GIS. Her prior experience includes working as a research associate at the University of Lyon, where she contributed to a research project on the impact of globalization on cultural flows. She also worked as a Teaching Fellow at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, where she provided courses and seminars in Human Geography, Cartography and Geomatics, Environmental Geography, and GIS.

Alexandra’s academic credentials also include a Ph.D. in Human Geography and Urban Planning, where she focused on identifying land-use patterns and dynamics in cities from Central and Eastern Europe before and after the fall of communism. Through this research, she developed a deep understanding of the complex social and economic forces that shape urban landscapes.