Victoria Ford Smith

Associate Professor



Victoria Ford Smith is an Associate Professor of English and the Director of Graduate Studies at UConn, Storrs. Smith is currently writing her research book How Children See: Vision and Childhood Around 1900. Most recently, she has published Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children’s Literature (University Press of Mississippi, 2017).


  • Children’s Literature
  • 19th- and 20th-century British Literature and Culture
  • Authorship and Collaboration
  • Child Agency and Child-Produced Culture
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Young Adult Literature
Victoria Smith
Contact Information
CV Victoria Ford Smith
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
Office LocationAustin 122
Office HoursM 1:00pm - 2:30 pm and Tu 11:00am - 12:30pm, walk-in or scheduled by email (In-Person or Virtual); email for link