Gergana Padareva-Ilieva is an Associate Professor in Bulgarian language (Phonetics and phonology) at South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. She received her PhD in 2006. She has a broad range of research interests: media speech, phonetics and phonology, pragmatics, clinical linguistics and phonetics, psycholinguistics, cognitive ethnolinguistics, etc.
She has a lot of scientific, administrative and editorial activities. She works on several different scientific projects - Media and media speech in Bulgaria, Nostalgia in media communication, The concept of democracy in Bulgarian language, the articulation of Bulgarian alveolar consonant [l] as [u], Clinical linguistics and phonetics in Bulgaria. She is an editor and reviewer in several scientific journals and conference proceedings.
Gergana Padareva-Ilieva is an author of more than 60 scientific publications (monographs, articles, book chapters, etc.) and she has participated in more than 50 conferences in Bulgaria and abroad.
Todorova, B., Padareva-Ilieva, G. (2021) Nostalgia As a Device for Dealing with Traumatic Experiences During the COVID-19 Crisis// East European Journal of Psycholinguistics. Volume 8, Number 1, 2021. 110-124.
Padareva-Ilieva, G. (2020) Clinical linguistics and phonetics in Bulgaria – from isolation to interdisciplinary approach//Balkanistic Forum, 2020 (2), 295-301.
Padareva-Ilieva, G., Mitsova, S. (2020). Време ли е за дискусии относно проблема л като ў в училище? (въз основа на експеримент в начален курс върху правописа на думи, съдържащи л и у) Is it time for discussion concerning the problem l as ŭ at school? (based on an experiment on spelling of words containing letters л and у at secondary school)// Bulgarian language and literature, V. 62, (1), 43-54. (In Bulgarian)
Petar Sotirov, Gergana Padareva-Ilieva, (2019) Pojęcie demokracji w języku bułgarskim (uwagi wstępne), [w: ] Stanosława Niebrzegowska-Bartmińska, Dorota Pazio – Wlazłowska (red.) Wartości w językowo – kulturowym obrazie świata Słowian i ich sąsiadów, Tom 5, wyd. UMCS, Lublin, ISBN 978-83-227-9218-6, s. 235 – 244.