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2018 – Present               Assistant Professor; English Department, City University of New York - Hostos Community College; Bronx, NY

2016 – 2018                   Lecturer, English Department; The Ohio State University - Mansfield; Mansfield, OH

2017 – 2017                   Adjunct Professor; English Department, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH

2011- 2016                     Graduate Teaching Associate; English Department, The Ohio State University - Columbus; Columbus, OH

2013 – 2015                   Adjunct Instructor; English Department; The University of Rio Grande; Rio Grande, OH


2010 – 2016                  PhD, English; The Ohio State University; Columbus, OH

2007 – 2010                  BA, English; Stony Brook University; Stony Brook, OH

2008                               Certificate, Spanish Language and Literature; The University of Granada; Granada, Andalusia, Spain


2022  Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship, Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies

2016  Dissertation Completion Fellowship, English Department, The Ohio State University

2010  University Fellowship, Ohio State University Graduate School

2014  Dissertation Seminar Fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.

Selected Grants and Awards

2020            Full tuition scholarship to Attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria, Canada; awarded

                      by the Renaissance Society of America (RSA)

2019             Book Completion Award ($5,000); CUNY Graduate Center

2019             Research Grant; PSC-CUNY Research Foundation

2017             Muste Award for Best Dissertation, Ohio State English Department

                       Nominated for the Mansfield Campus Excellence in Teaching Award, Ohio State

2016             Professional Development Grant, Royal Shakespeare Company Arts Initiative

                       Research Grant, Ohio State College of Arts and Humanities

2015             Margaret Blickle Travel and Research Award, The Ohio State University

2014             Yearlong Research Grant, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.

                       Best Essay in Women and Gender Studies Award, Northeast Modern Languages Association Women & Gender Studies Caucus

2014             Coca Cola Critical Difference for Women Grant, Coca Cola Scholars Foundation

2012             Digital Media Prize for Outstanding Graduate Work, Ohio State English Department


Refereed Monograph

  1. Muñoz, Victoria (PI). Spanish Romance in the Battle for Global Supremacy: Tudor and Stuart Black Legends; (New York and London: Anthem World Epic and Romance, 2021).

Refereed Journal Articles, Book Chapters, and Translations

  1. Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “‘[C]arried away with The Myrrour of Knighthood’: Hispanophobia and the Rhetorical Feminization of Romance Literature,” in Arthur F. Marotti, ed. New Ways of Looking at Old Texts, VI. Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society 2011-2016 (Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies/RETS, 2019), 269-295.

  2. Muñoz, Victoria (translator). “Treasury Correspondence of Alfonso V of Aragon,” Translation from medieval Català to modern English in Sarah Kozlowski (PI), “Jan van Eyck’s Saint George and the Dragon between Bruges and Naples.” Predella: Journal of Visual Arts 43-44 (2018): 155-174. Print and online.

  3. Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “‘De-Naturalizing’ Rape in Translation: Margaret Tyler’s Mirrour of Princely Deedes and Knighthood (1578).” Modern Language Studies 44.2 (Winter 2015): 10-27. Print.

Books Reviewed

  1. Dian Fox, Hercules and the King of Portugal: Icons of Masculinity and Nation in Calderón’s Spain (University of Nebraska Press, 2019). Comparative Drama, 56.3 (2002): 342-345.

  2. Ana Sáez-Hidalgo and Berta Cano-Echevarría, eds., Exile, Diplomacy and Texts: Exchanges between Iberia and the British Isles, 1500-1767 (Brill, 2021). Renaissance Quarterly,  75.3 (Fall 2022): 1042-1044.

Non-Refereed Publications

  1. Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “Celebrating Early Women’s History and Women Writers.” Teaching materials using Women Writers Online (WWO) database. Women Writers Online. Published 27 October, 2020.

  2. Muñoz, Victoria (PI). “‘More strange than true:’ Finding America among the faeries.” Shakespeare & Beyond, a blog of the Folger Shakespeare Library. Published 27 October, 2020.

Non-Refereed Edited Works

  1. Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 23.2 (Spring 2016). Print.

  2. Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 23.1 (Fall 2015). Print.

  3. Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 22.2 (Spring 2015). Print.

  4. Muñoz, Victoria (ed.) ¿Qué Pasa, OSU? 22.1 (Fall 2014). Print.

  5. Muñoz, Victoria (co-ed.) Online edition of The Ivan S. Gilbert Collection of Stephens Family Travel Letters and Ephemera. Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscript Libraries. 2011.

Selected Talks and Presentations

  1. Muñoz, Victoria. “Virtue’s Empire: Anglo-Spanish Literary and Political Relations in Tudor Iconography.” Reframing the Tudors: Art, History, and the Invention of a Colonial Empire, Fordham University, Lincoln Center, NY. November 5th, 2022. Invited lecture.

  2. Muñoz, Victoria. “Literatura caballeresca ibérica en la corte inglesa: escándalo y piratería en tiempos de Isabel I” (Iberian Chivalric Literature at the English Court: Scandal and Piracy in the Times of Elizabeth I). Seminario de Estudios sobre Narrativa Caballeresca (SENC) (Seminar for Studies of Chivalric Narrative). Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. September 22nd, 2022. Invited online lecture.

  3. Muñoz, Victoria. “Raleigh the Romantic, Raleigh the Reader: Quixoticism and Piracy on the High Seas.” “Cervantes’s English Transformations.’” Shakespeare Association of America, Jacksonville, FL. April 6th-9th, 2022. Invited pre-circulated paper and live session. 

  4. Muñoz, Victoria. “Liberating America: An English Imperial Fairy Tale.” “Insurrection, Tyranny, and Resistance: Indigenous, Colonial, and Enslaved Perspectives.’” Modern Languages Association, Washington, D.C. January 7th, 2022. Public talk.

  5. Muñoz, Victoria. “De Oriana a Gloriana y de Claridiana a Belphoebe: Personajes caballerescos ibéricos en ficciones inglesas” (From Oriana to Gloriana and From Claridiana to Belphoebe: Iberian Chivalric Characters in English Fictions) II Jornadas de Literatura Caballeresca, “Estructura, poética y género de los Ciclos Caballerescos.” (II Knightly Literature Conference: “Structure, poetics and genre of chivalric cycles”). Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. 7 May 2021. Online lecture and presentation from an invited proposal.

  6. Muñoz, Victoria. “The Curious Case of California: Peter Heylyn’s (Mis)Reading of Spanish Romance.” RSA Americas Seminar. Renaissance Society of America Virtual Conference 2021. 13 April 2021. Pre-recorded online presentation and live seminar.

  7. Muñoz, Victoria. “Seneca’s English Avengers: Orientalizing Ibéricos on the Early Modern Stage.” “Revisiting Orientalism.” Shakespeare Association of America Virtual Conference 2021, 2 April 2021. Pre-circulated paper and synchronous online session.

  8. Muñoz, Victoria. “‘I’ll There Begin Their Endless Tragedy”: Politicizing Genre in Thomas Kyd’s The Spanish Tragedy.” “Jacobean Hispanophilia and English Drama.’” Shakespeare Association of America, Washington, D.C. April 18th, 2019. Pre-circulated paper and live session.

  9. Muñoz, Victoria. “Aristotle, Seneca, and The Methods of Early Modern Tragedy.” Panel paper presented at “The Desire for Method in Early Modern Europe Conference.” Princeton and NYU. October 25th, 2018.

  10. Muñoz, Victoria. “What Do We Mean By ‘Early Modern Geopolitics’?: The Debate over Empire in Shakespearean Drama.” Panel paper pre-circulated for “Rethinking the Global in ‘Global Shakespeare.’” Shakespeare Association of America, Los Angeles, CA. April 4-9, 2018

  11. Muñoz, Victoria. “Nations at War, Cultures in Competition: Translating Empire in Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene.” Iberian Literature and Culture in Tudor England, Newcastle University, U.K. July 14th-16th, 2016.

  12. Muñoz, Victoria. Invited talk. “Shakespeare, Censorship, and the Spanish Book Trade.” Theater Without Borders Conference. Paris, France. June 27th – 30th, 2016.

  13. Muñoz, Victoria. “From Boscán and Marlowe to Jonson and Góngora: Transnational Approaches to Hero and Leander.” Pre-circulated paper for “Rethinking Minor Epics.” Shakespeare Association of America, New Orleans, LA. March 24th, 2016.

  14. Muñoz, Victoria. Roundtable conversation and talk, “Medievalism in the General Education Classroom.” 30th International Society for Studies in Medievalism Conference; Pittsburgh, PA; October 2nd, 2015.

  15. Muñoz, Victoria. “A ‘Prospero(us)’ Wind: Shakespeare’s Turn to Spain in The Tempest.” Pre-Circulated Paper for “Literary Romance.” Shakespeare Association of America, Vancouver, BC. April 2nd, 2015.

  16. Muñoz, Victoria. “‘[T]hou Saint George shalt called bee, / Saint George of mery England’: Chivalric Iconography and Anglo-Spanish Relations in Spenser’s Faerie Queene.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference, New Orleans, LA. Oct. 16th-19th, 2014. Abstract published in The Spenser Review 44.3 (Winter 2015).

  17. Muñoz, Victoria. “Thoughts on a ‘Pimp-Errant and His Squire’: Jonson’s Nod to Cervantes in Bartholomew Fair.” Assessing Early Modern Anglo-Iberianism: Culture Crossing National Boundaries, Northeast Modern Languages Association; Harrisburg, PA; April 5th, 2014.

  18. Muñoz, Victoria. “Caballerías and ‘Idle’ Female Readers: Anglo-Iberian Hostilities and the Decline of Romance.” What’s Class Got to Do With It? Sponsored by the Renaissance English Text Society, Renaissance Society of America; New York, NY; March 27th, 2014.

  19. Muñoz, Victoria. “The Translator “Wade[s]” In the Search of Truth: Margaret Tyler’s Mirrour of Princely Deedes and Knighthood.” Sixteenth Century Society and Conference; Cincinnati, OH; Oct. 27th, 2012.

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