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Curriculum Vitae

Victoria Szabo

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Box 90766, Smith Warehouse, Bay 10, Durham, NC 27708

M.A. and Ph.D. in EnglishUniversity of Rochester2000
Ph.D.University of Rochester2000
Certificate in Gender and Women's StudiesUniversity of Rochester1996
M.A.University of Rochester1996
M.A.Indiana University at Bloomington1992
B.A.Williams College1990
Areas of Research

new media, visual studies, digital humanities, digital heritage

Areas of Interest

virtual worlds
digital mapping
database driven narratives
experience design

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Program Director, Information Science + Information Studies, August 01, 2006 - August 31, 2009
Staff adminstrative director.
Stanford University
Academic Technology Manager and IHUM Lecturer, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, 2001 - 2006
Academic Technology program manager and team leader. Also Lecturer in the Introduction to the Humanities Program.
Academic Technology Specialist, Introduction to the Humanities/Stanford University Libraries, 1999 - 2001
Grinnell College
Instructional Multimedia Specialist, 1997 - 1998
University of Rochester
Electronic Editor and Library Assistant, Robbins Library, 1992 - 1996
Electronic editor for TEAMS Medieval Teaching Texts Series and The Camelot Project Arthurian archive.
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

Director, Duke Digital Humanities Initiative, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute
Co-Director, FHI GreaterThanGames Lab, Franklin Humanities Institute, April, 2011
Institute for Enabling Geospatial Scholarship, University of Virginia Scholar's Lab/NEH, May, 2010
Co-Convener, Interdisciplinary Working Group - Experiencing Virtual Worlds, Franklin Humanities Institute, 2009-2010; renewed for 2010-11
Grant: RENCI VIsualization Grant, Renaissance Computing Institute, 2010
Recent Grant Support

  • Virtual and Augmented Reality for Digital Humanities Institute (VARDHI), National Endowment for the Humanities, 2017/10-2020/09.      
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality for Digital Humanities Institute (VARDHI), National Endowment for the Humanities, 2017/10-2019/09.      
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality for Digital Humanities Institute (VARDHI), National Endowment for the Humanities, 2017/10-2019/09.      
  • Advanced Topics in Digital Art History: 3D and (Geo)Spatial Networks, J. Paul Getty Trust, 2017/08-2019/09.      
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Contested Histories: Cultural Heritage and the Digital Archive, Collegeville, PA, 30 October 2018  
Collaborative Approaches to Modeling the Past in 3D/VR: The Interdisciplinary Lab Model for Teaching, Research, and Public Outreach, Norman, Oklahoma, 8 March 2018  
The Future of Digital Teaching and Learning, Delmenhorst, Germany, 15 November 2017  
Humanities, Science & Technology: The Interdisciplinary Lab and the City, Venice International University, 20 September 2017  
Visualizing the City: Objects, Landscapes, Networks, Barcelona, Spain, 5 July 2017  
Cultural Approaches to Digital Heritage, Rochester, NY, 2 March 2017  
Visualizing Venice: Digital Cultural Heritage Concepts and Opportunities, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1 November 2016  
Augmented Reality Experience Design for Digital Heritage, Padua, Italy, 21 June 2016  
Augmented Reality Experience Design for Digital Heritage., Padua, Italy, 10 June 2015  
The Presence of the Past: Augmented Reality for Digital Heritage, Lewisburg, PA, 26 March 2015  
Wired! Approaches to Digital Scholarship (with Kristin Lanzoni), Philadelphia, PA, 21 October 2014  
On Site and On Location: Digital Heritage and the 21st Century Museum, Barcelona, Spain, 26 June 2014  
he Lives of Places and Cities: New models of representation and their conceptual implications for the past and present (with Caroline Bruzelius), Padua, Italy, 1 June 2014  
Visualizing the Past: Database-Driven Exploration in Hybrid Reality Systems, Chicago, IL, 1 January 2014  
Critical Media Studies: Hybrid Reality Systems, Duke University, 8 August 2013  
Plenary Session IV: Digital Future: The Research Teaching Nexus. (with Katherine Rowe), Charlotte, NC, June 29, 2013  
Visualizing Venice panel presentation at "Florentia Illustrata. Digital Mapping and Techniques of Visualizing the Pre-modern Italian City.", Florence, Italy, 17 June 2013  
"Building the Digital City: New Media Theory Meets Digital Humanities Practice" at HASTAC 2013., Toronto, Ontario, April 27, 2013 [pdf]  
Building the Digital City: New Media Theory Meets Digital Humanities Practice at HASTAC 2013., Toronto, Ontario, 27 April 2013 [pdf]  
Social Media ad Art Markets: Amateurism and Expertise, Duke Art, Law and Markets Meeting, Duke University, 31 October 2012  
The City Talks Back: Traversing Annotated Landscapes, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, Kitchener, Ontario, 28 September 2012 [an]  
Digital Cities, Mapping a Common Platform: Digital Cartography in the FHI Humanities Labs, Duke University, 9 September 2012  
Visualizing Art, Law, and Markets, College Arts Association, Los Angees CA, 24 February 2012  
Digital Durham 3.0, CHAT Festival 2012, 6 February 2012  
Digital Humanities as the Object of New Media Studies Critique, Modern Language Association, Seattle, WA, 7 January 2012  
The Ethics of Virtual Cultural Representation (Poster Session), Big Tent Digital Humanities Conference, Stanford, CA, 20 June 2011 [presentation]  
Writing in 3D: Immersive Virtual Writing as Authorship and Critique, NC Symposium on the Teaching of Writing, 5 February 2011 []  
Analog and Digital: Texts, Contexts, and Networks, special session organizer, Modern Language Association conference, Los Angeles, CA, 7 January 2011  
Virtual Worlds and Community Medicine, Graduate Medical Education, Duke University School of Medicine, 12 July 2010  
Visual Studies and Digital Humanities, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 30 March 2010  
Games and Digital Storytelling, moderator, CHAT Festival, Chapel Hill, NC, 17 February 2010  
Avatar: Techno-Embodiment(?), John Hope Franklin Center, Durham, NC, 22 January 2010  
A Primer for Digital Media Authorship, MLA Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 29 December 2009  
Virtual World Building as Collaborative Knowledge Production: The Online Crystal Palace, MLA Convention 2009, Philadelphia, PA, 28 December 2009  
Multimedia Mapping for Research and Discovery in Muhuru Bay, Kenya, Educause, Denver, CO, 5 November 2009  
Teaching and Learning in Second Life, CIT Lunchtime Demonstration (Duke), 1 May 2009  
Multimedia Mapping for Engagement and Discovery, CIT Instructional Technology Showcase, 3 April 2009  
Digital Media Writing as Academic Authorship, New Media Consortium Conference, Princeton, NJ, 13 June 2008  
Second Life in Undergraduate Education at Duke, CIT Instructional Technology Showcase, 24 April 2008  
Designing and Implementing Podcasting (Webcast), Academic Impressions - Online, 6 January 2008  
Publications (listed separately)

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