Diana Criclivaia, PhD

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Diana Criclivaia, PhD

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Economics

106 Carl H. Lindner Hall


Having three degrees, a BBA, a MSc in Banks and Stock Exchanges and a PhD in Economics (Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova), and three postdoctorate research fellowships (University of Groningen, Netherlands; University of Michigan, US; Warsaw School of Economics, Poland) Dr. Diana Criclivaia is applying the knowledge she acquired using an interdisciplinary approach, tackling problems with an analytical mindset, able to clearly define options in complex scenarios, and make decisions based on facts not emotions. During her research and academic career (10+ years), she has published one monograph, two manuals and more than 45 scientific articles, participated at diverse international conferences in Moldova, Romania, USA, Italy, Poland and gave lectures at IBFD, Netherlands; University of Deusto, Spain; University of Hawaii, U.S.; and Tax Law School organized by the European Law Students’ Association at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland. She is currently a member of the International Fiscal Association, member of the U.S. Department of State’s global Fulbright alumni network and Corresponding Member of American Romanian Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Teaching Interest

Economics, Taxation, Corporate Finance Management, Investment and Financial Markets

Research Interest

New areas of International Taxation:  e.g. BEPS project, Risk Management, and Cross-border tax audits:  e.g. Joint Audits.

Awards | Honors

Organization: European Law Students’ Association ELSA Krakow

Name: Appreciation from European Law Students’ Association ELSA Krakow, for lecturing at the “Law School on International Tax Law”

Year Received: 2016

Organization: ARA

Name: The American Romanian Academy Award, in recognition of distinguished contribution to the advancement of Scholarship in the Sciences and Humanities

Year Received: 2010


Institution: Academy of Economic Studies

Location: Moldova

Major: Economics

Completed: 2007

Degree: Ph D

Institution: Academy of Economic Studies

Location: Moldova

Major: Economics

Completed: 2002

Degree: MS

Institution: Academy of Economic Studies

Location: Moldova

Major: Management

Completed: 2001

Degree: BS