Cristiana Mergianian works as a research assistant in REAL. She completed her undergraduate education in Canada, earning her BAH and BEd degrees concurrently from Queen’s University. She is an Ontario Certified Teacher. Cristiana has experience working in various education settings in Canada, France and China. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Teacher Education at Tampere University with a focus on Mathematics assessment. During her free time, she likes to read, hike and bake.