social relations and customs, cultural regions of Slovakia, history of ethnology, culture heritage
Graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava. She began working at the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Ethnology and Social Anthropology, in 1983, studying rituals, ethnic minorities and urban ethnology, as well as regional development and culture heritage. Since 1996, she has also taught at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra. In 2004, she became assistant professor and, in 2013, university professor. She was the Head of the Department of Ethnology and Ethnomusicology at the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra from 2005 until 2011. She chaired the Slovak Society of Ethnology in 2002–2008.