Since 1998 archaeologist-researcher, Department of Prehistory, Institute of Archeology and a Museum
1997-1998 Translator, “Electronic System for Land Registration in Bulgaria” Bulgarian-Dutch Pilot Project in Dobrich region (financed by the PHARE Programme)
1996-1997 Project coordinator, Union of Bulgarian Foundations and Associations, Sofia
1992-1993 curator, Archeological Museum in Radnevo, Haskovo region
Education and research fellowshipes
1998 3-month research fellowship of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Yugoslavia, on early Neolithic, at Belgrade University, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1995 15 days research fellowship on Neolithic pottery at Istanbul University, Turkey
1993-1996 PhD student (Neolithic), Department of History, St. Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia
1993 15 days research fellowship on Neolithic pottery at Istanbul University, Turkey
1991 MA in History and Archaeology, Department of History, St. Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia
1986 English Language School, Sliven
2002 Member of the team preparing the permanent archaeological exhibition in Prehistory Hall in the National Archaeological Museum
2001 Member of the team preparing the permanent archaeological exhibition in the Great Hall of the National Archaeological Museum
2001 Member of the team preparing the permanent archaeological exhibition in Treasury Hall at the National Archaeological Museum
2001 Member of the team preparing the exhibition “Venetian Glass from the Renaissance till the 19th century” in the Great Hall of the National Archaeological Museum
2000 Member of an Expert Committee on monitoring and assessment of finds and materials kept at the Archaeological Museum
2000 Member of an Interdepartmental Committee on the sites along Maritsa highway– monitoring and assessment
1999 Member of the Organizing Committee of the 5th National Conference on Prehistory, 31.05 –01.06. 1999, Karanovo (Bulgaria)
English and Russian – fluent
Serbian - spoken
Computer and technical skills
Work with PC
Drawing of pottery
Areas of research interest:
Prehistory; Neolithic, Chalcolithic, early Bronze Age; pottery; ethnoarchaeology; ethnology
Archaeological excavations and projects:
2004 archaeological excavations at Catalhöyük East, Konya region, Turkey, member of the international archaeological team.
2002-2003 archaeological excavations at Catalhöyük East, Konya region, Turkey, member of the BACH team
2001 Living Heritage Program in Bulgaria, member of the Consultancy Team
2000 rescue excavations of the late Neolithic open air site at Lyubimets, Harmanli region (Bulgaria), assistant director
2000 rescue excavations at early Neolithic and late Iron Age open air sites along the gasmain to Greece, Turkey and Macedonia near Saedinenie, Karnobat region (Bulgaria), assistant project director
2000 rescue excavations at a late Iron Age ritual center along the gasmain to Greece, Turkey and Macedonia near Gorovo, Karnobat region (Bulgaria), assistant director
1999-2000 archaeological excavations at Tell Karanovo, Nova Zagora region (Bulgaria), team member
1998-1999 archaeological excavations at Tell Kapitan Dimitrievo, Peshtera region (Bulgaria), team member
1996 archaeological excavations of the Neolithic site at Pomoshtitsa, Popovo region (Bulgaria), team member
1993-1994 rescue surveys and archaeological excavations along Maritsa highway (Bulgaria), team member
1993-1994 rescue excavations at Tell Madrets, Galabovo region (Bulgaria), team member
1993-1994 rescue excavations of the early Chalcolithic site at Dervishov Odzhak, Lyubimets region (Bulgaria), team member
1992 archaeological excavations of the Chalcolitic site at Iskritsa, Galabovo region (Bulgaria), team member
1988-1990 archaeological excavations at Tell Galabovo, Galabovo region (Bulgaria), team member
1988-1993 long-term research and rescue excavations in Marits-Iztok open mines, annual archaeological surveys of the regions endangered by the mining activities (Bulgaria), team member
T. Stefanova. Die Keramik der Stufe Karanovo III aus Haus 12.I. - In: S. Hiller u. V. Nikolov (Hrsg.). Karanovo, IV. Die Ausgrabungen im Norrdsüd Schnitt, 1993-1999. Wien: Phoibos Verlag, 2005, 55-59.
Т. Стефанова. Къснонеолитна керамика от м. Турското гробе край с. Рогозиново, Харманлийско. – В: Карановски конференции за праисторията на Балканите. 1. Тракия и съседните райони през неолита и халколита. София, 2000, 37-42.
Т. Стефанова. Раннонеолитна керамика. – В: В. Николов (ред.). Селищна могила Капитан Димитриево. Разкопки 1998-1999. София-Пещера, 1999, 25-37.
T. Stefanova. On the problem of the Anatolian-Balkan relations during the Early Neolithic in Thrace. – Documenta Praehistorica XXV (Porocilo o raziskovanju paleolitika, neolitika in eneolitika v Sloveniji XXV), Ljubljana, 1998, 91-97.
T. Stefanova. Early Neolithic Pottery from Tsiganova mogila. – In: Maritsa Project. Rescue Archaeological Excavations along Maritsa Motorway in South Bulgaria. Vol. 1, Sofia, 1997, 29-52.
T. Stefanova. A Comparative Analysis of Pottery from the “Monochrome Early Neolithic Horizon” and “Karanovo Horizon” and the Problems of the Neolithization of Bulgaria. – Porocilo o raziskovanju paleolitika, neolitika in eneolitika v Sloveniji XXIII, Ljubljana, 1996, 15-38.
Т. Стефанова. Халколитна епоха. – В: И. Панайотов, К. Лещаков, С. Александров, И. Змейкова, Ц. Попова, Т. Стефанова. Селищна могила Гълъбово – халколитна, ранна и средна бронзова епоха. Марица-Изток. Археологически проучвания, 1, София, 1991, 141-153.