Alina Herderich is a doctoral researcher at the University of Technology Graz (Austria). She holds a master degree in psychology and has extended skills in computer science. Her academic career started off studying at Leuphana University Lüneburg (Germany) and Shanghai Normal University (China). Before fully turning to academia, she worked as an advertising strategist in some of the most renowned agencies in Hamburg. In her interdisciplinary research she combines methods from psychology and computer science to study the measurement and theory building of emotion regulation.