Victoria Szabo is Associate Research Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. She is also the Program Director for Information Science + Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the MA and PhD in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures. She also co-chairs the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture Theme at Duke. She is also the Chair of the Digital Arts Community of ACM SIGGRAPH. As Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative at FHI, in addition to co-facilitating the NCCU-Duke DH Fellows program, she co-directs the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge as well as organizes DH-related events and activities around campus.
Her work focuses on digital archives and exhibitions, with an emphasis on spatial media, augmented reality and games. Recent projects include the NC Jukebox folk music archive and exhibition developed in collaboration with Rubenstein Librarian Trudi Abel, Ghett/App, a mobile application for exploring the Venetian Ghetto developed with the Visualizing Venice team, and Pyschasthenia 3: Dupes, a videogame art project produced in collaboration with new media artist Joyce Rudinsky.
In 2017-19 she is PI on two advanced topics DH institute grants: an NEH-supported Digital Humanities Institute on Virtual and Augmented Reality to be held at Duke in July 2018, and a a Getty Foundation-supported Advanced Topics in Digital Art History: 3D GeoSpatial Networks Institute to be held in Venice, Italy, in June 2018.