Mălina Voicu is a Research Professor at the Research Institute for Quality of Life, Romanian Academy in Bucharest. She studied Sociology and Psychology and she holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Bucharest. In her career she was also affiliated with GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany, as Senior Researcher (2011–2017) and with University of Cologne, Germany, as associated lecturer (2012–2016). She sat on the Executive Committee of the European Values Study (2005–2017) and she served as Secretary and Vice-Chair of the same body (2013–2017). Her area of expertise deals with social values and attitudes, gender roles and sociology of religion, while her current work focuses on the connection between changes in population structure and cultural change in modern societies and the impact of population ageing on social values and attitudes.