Barbora Gregusova grew up in Bratislava, Slovakia. She holds a B.M., magma cum laude, in Music Theory and Composition and an M.M. with dual concentration in Music Theory and Musicology from the University of New Mexico. Her master's thesis, titled "Reconsidering Fibich's Sarka: Myth, Gender, and the Construction of a Nation," explores late nineteenth-century Czech opera using feminist analytical frameworks. During her time at UNM, Barbora was a three-year recipient of a Graduate Teaching Fellowship and served as an instructor of record for lecture and musicianship from the undergraduate music theory sequence for music majors. Barbora has presented her work at various conference venues, including the regional meetings of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory and the West Coast Conference for Music Theory and Analysis.