2011–2014: Doctoral studies, IAS;
May 2015: PhD, thesis on Bulgarian TV Series of the Twenty-first Century: Socio-cultural Context. Product positioning in Bulgarian TV Series. Interactions and Socio-cultural Context;
November 2015: Assist. Prof., Department of Screen Arts, IAS.
March 2023: Assoc. Prof., Department of Screen Arts, IAS.
Assoc. Prof. Theodora Doncheva has six publications.
Asst. Prof. Theodora Doncheva has participated in a number of national and international symposia and conferences.
Research related activities
Producer of feature and documentary films; chief screenwriter of a TV series; screenwriter of several feature and documentary films, winner of the SBFD award for "The most successful young film critic who writes about Bulgarian cinema" for 2018.