Professor and Chair of Classics at the University of
Florida, is a recipient of a Teaching
Award for 2010 in the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences.
With over a dozen articles on Latin literature, her
research focuses the historians and post-Augustan writers. She has
written twin studies for the University of Texas Press: Conspiracy Narratives in Roman History
(2004) and Conspiracy Theory in Latin Literature
is the author of Rome and the Literature of Gardens
(London 2006) and A Sallust Reader (Wauconda
2009), and she is the editor of the Blackwell Companion to Tacitus (2012).
She is editing the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Tacitus and writing an
introduction to Tacitus for I. B. Tauris Publishers.
Born and raised in Ravenna, Ohio, Victoria spent a year at the Naval
Academy Preparatory School in Newport, Rhode Island, before she earned
her B.A. in Latin at Kent State University, her M.A. at the University
of Michigan, and her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. A member
of the Florida Track Club, she
resides in Gainesville with her husband, son, and daughter.
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