Florin Ṭibu graduated from the Faculty of Psychology within the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași in 2001 and continued his studies in applied psychology with a 1-year post university program at the Hope University in Liverpool, Great Britain. From 2007 to 2010 he studied within a PhD program in infant psychopathology at the University of Manchester, Great Britain.
Florin has a 15-year experience in research projects in Romania and Great Britain, while he has worked with children from 0 to16 years old, raised in at risk contexts such as institutional care and parental stress. Florin’s main scientific areas of interests are the effects of early harmful experiences on child development, especially on the cognitive development, attachment, psychopathology and physiologic reactivity. Florin has published his scientific work results in famous international journals such as Development and Psychopathology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America and Psychological Medicine. Occasionally, Florin also speaks in the country and abroad on his themes of interest.
Since 2011, Florin has been a Postdoctoral Researcher within the Bucharest Early Intervention Project (BEIP), the first random study on the effects of fostering intervention of the children in institutional care, and since 2015 he is also a Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Bucharest, where he teaches students in master programs on child development and psychopathology.