Victoria de Grazia
Columbia University’s Moore Collegiate Professor of History

Victoria de Grazia, Moore Collegiate Professor of History, was educated at Smith College, University of Florence, and Columbia University where she received her Ph.D. in history with distinction in 1976. Before joining the Columbia faculty in 1994, she taught at Rutgers University.

Her research interests lie in contemporary history, with longstanding commitments to studying western Europe and Italy from a gendered perspective and to developing a global perspective on commercial revolutions. Her publications include: Irresistible Empire: America's Advance Through Twentieth Century Europe (2005); The Sex of Things: Gender and Consumption in Historical Perspective (ed., 1996); How Fascism Ruled Women: Italy, 1922-1945 (1992); The Culture of Consent: Mass Organization of Leisure in Fascist Italy (1981). She is currently writing a book about intimacy and power in Fascist Italy.

Source: Information provided by the Blinken European Institute 

Participated In

His Excellency Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

Date: September 24, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Rotunda, Low Memorial Library
Description: This World Leaders Forum program features a conversation between His Excellency Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and Professor Victoria de Grazia, Columbia University's Moore Collegiate Professor of History, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.