Dr Katya Melamed
Dr Katya Melamed is an archaeologist who recently retired from the Bulgarian Institute of Archaeology. She continues to direct a number of excavations, and specialises in the Medieval period, with a particular interest in the continuation of burial practices from the Thracians to the Christian era. She has published widely in both Bulgarian and English and has previously led tours many times for Andante.
You can read about her work at the site of Sedlari here: