Associate professor and director of the Etar Ethnographic Open-Air Museum.
She graduated in history at Cyril and Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo.
She holds a PhD in History of Bulgaria.
She is an author of more than 70 scientific articles and 5 monographs.
She is an editor of books and collections.
She is a scientific consultant in the display of museum collections. She is a co-author of concepts for tourist destinations of various regions in the country. She is a manager on the Bulgarian side of the “Inside” project, funded under 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (2013 – 2015).
She is chairperson of the Historical – Philosophical Section of the Union of Scientists – Stara Zagora, member of the Bulgarian – American Commission for Preservation of the Cultural Heritage, member of the Boards of Bulgarian Museums Association and Bulgarian National Committee of ICOM.
Her scientific and professional interests are in the field of cultural – historical heritage, cultural and economic development and museology.