Ph.D., Associate Professor of Baku Hajibeyli Music Academy. Graduated from the History and Theory Department of Azerbaijan State Conservatory in 1993, majoring in music criticism. Since 1994 she is teaching at the Subdepartment of Music History at BMA (Associate Professor since 2004). Her Ph. D. thesis which she has defended in 2000, deals with the problem of russian music orientalism of XIX century. She is an author of more than 50 articles, workbooks and curricula, as well as a participant of national and international conferences.