Victoria Ford Smith

Assistant Professor. Storrs.

Specialties: Children’s literature; 19th- and 20th-century British literature and culture; authorship and collaboration; child agency; boyhood; Robert Louis Stevenson; young adult literature.

Current research: intergenerational collaboration in Victorian and Edwardian literature and culture; child art, art education, and children’s book illustration at the fin-de-siècle.

Recent Publication: “Art Critics in the Cradle: Fin-de-Siècle Painting Books and the Move to Modernism” in Children’s Literature volume 43 (2015).