University of Florida
Department of Classics





Victoria Emma Pagán
Professor and Chair
115C Dauer Hall

Mailing Address:
125 Dauer Hall
Department of Classics
University of Florida
Post Office Box 117435 
Gainesville, FL 32611-7435

FAX: 352-846-0297

Victoria Pagan Victoria Emma Pagán,

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 (2012).  She 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.

photograph courtesy of Julie Esbjorn, JS Design Studio

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