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Victoria de Grazia

History Professor, Columbia University

Victoria de Grazia is a professor of history at Columbia University. She also teaches at the European Union’s graduate facility, the European University Institute at Fiesole, Italy and lectures in the United States, Canada, Cuba and Europe.

Before becoming a professor at Columbia University in 1993, Ms. de Grazia taught at Lehman College of the City of New York and at Rutgers University, as well as at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and various other European universities.

Victoria de Grazia has published numerous books, including “The Culture of Consent” (Cambridge University Press, 1981), “How Fascism Ruled Women” (University of California Press, 1992), “The Sex of Things” (University of California Press, 1996) and “Irresistible Empire” (Harvard University Press, 2005).

She went to Smith College where she graduated magna cum laude in 1968. After a year at the University of Florence on a Fulbright Fellowship, she pursued her doctoral studies in history at Columbia University.

Articles by Victoria de Grazia

U.S. Public Diplomacy After World War II

Did Spain's exclusion from the Marshall Plan inspire its citizens to change on their own?

September 14, 2005