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author photoAs a writer, Victoria specializes in making complex ideas clear and accessible. Her expertise spans literature, photography, and film from the nineteenth century to the present, as well as contemporary digital innovation and technology. Her publications include:

  • 50+ Google case studies, blog posts, and other marketing collateral about research in higher education 2017- present (see one example here and another here)
  • the biography From Life: Julia Margaret Cameron and Victorian Photography (Palgrave, 2003), which was optioned for a feature film
  • Word-Blind, a novel about a Victorian girl with dyslexia, and two textbooks for middle-grade readers
  • numerous articles for Smithsonian MagazineOpen Letters Monthly, and other online and print journals
  • audiotour scripts for museums

As an editor, she helps professionals in specialized fields reach general audiences:

  • editing a series of tactical business books for Sense and Respond Press, a publisher she helped co-found
  • editing and proofreading over twenty academic articles for a NYU professor of psychology, including wikipedia pages and website bios

As a teacher, she trains product managers in clear and concise business communications.

 

A native New Yorker, Victoria earned a Ph.D. in English literature from Stanford University and taught essay writing to first-year students at New York University for eleven years. You can reach her at info at victoriaolsen.com. You’ll find references on her LinkedIn page.


 

Professional Associations

Women Writing Women’s Lives seminar, CUNY

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