Victoria Szabo is an affiliated faculty at the Haiti Lab and, starting Fall 2011, became co-director of the GreaterThanGames Lab. She is an Assistant Research Professor focused on Visual Studies and New Media in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, and is the Program Director for Information Science + Information Studies. She has collaborated with the Haiti Lab on numerous projects, including ongoing work on the history of cholera in the 19th century Caribbean that resulted in both an article in Emerging Infectious Diseases (2011) and a digital map.
She holds a Ph.D. in English, and a Certificate from the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Research on Women and Gender, from the University of Rochester. Prior to coming to Duke she worked in academic technology at Stanford. Her research focuses on new media and cultural representation, particularly within geospatial and virtual world contexts.