Eliza Gheorghe pursued her PhD in International Relations at the University of Oxford, working on a thesis on Romania’s negotiations for nuclear technology in the 1960s and 1970s. She has worked both as a tutor at University of Oxford and the Johns Hopkins University - Bologna Center; as a Research Assistant at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Georgetown University; and as a consultant for the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism at the University of Maryland.