Dr. Magdalena Bialic-Davendra has a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Economics from the University of Rzeszów, Poland, and is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the field of Finance. She completed her Ph.D. at the Tomas Bata University in Zlín, the Czech Republic. Her research profile includes being an author and a co-author of more than 30 scientific articles, 4 books, 5 book chapters, and 4 technical or certified methodologies. She has been a leader of 4 and a participant of 8 research projects. Her research interests cover business clusters, finance and accounting, agricultural economics, operations research, and management science. Currently, she holds a Lecturer position at the Department of Economics and at the Department of Finance and Supply Chain Management at Central Washington University, USA.