- MA Science and Technology Studies, European University, St. Petersburg, Russia
- MA Philology, Herzen State Pedagogical University, 2011
Alina is a PhD candidate in Sociology at European University at St. Petersburg, Russia (EUSP). After recieving her MA degree in philology on the topic of scientific communication on-line at Herzen State Pedagogical University (2011), she completed a Master program in STS at EUSP (2013). As MA student she focused on STS classics and laboratory studies and had been investigating modes of communication in a biological laboratory. Her current PhD project deals with innovation activity and regional development in Russia.