Cristina holds an MA in British Cultural Studies and an MA in Irish Studies from Babeş-Bolyai University, where she served two consecutive mandates as the Student Union President for the Faculty of Letters. She also holds a Training the Trainer certificate which enabled her to facilitate workshops as a non-formal education trainer in Italy, Romania, as well as in the UK.
Cristina has taught English at all levels from preschool to one-on-one tuition in English for Specific Purposes for adults both online and in the classroom since 2015. She has translated and interpreted for the Cork branch of the Independent Workers Union since 2017 and started processing submissions to the Workplace Relations Commission after earning her diploma in Employment Law from City Colleges in 2021.
As co-director of the London Science Fiction Research Community since 2020 and a member of the Science Fiction Research Association since 2021, Cristina is passionate about investigating and discussing various representations of the future from the margins.