St Cross College
DPhil Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Assyriology) supervised by Professor Laura Quick and Professor Paul Collins. Co-funded by the Wolfson Foundation and the Clarendon Fund.
Queens beyond Kings: A Comparative Analysis of the Construction of Neo-Assyrian Royal Women and Biblical Royal Women beyond the Books of Samuel and Kings
BA (Hons) Theology and Religious Studies (University of Nottingham) 2015-2018
MA by Research Theology and Religion (University of Birmingham) 2020-2021
Women and gender in the ancient Near East
Royalty, queenship, and power
Museum/object-based teaching at the Ashmolean
Conferences and Papers:
- “Navigating Danger at the Persian Court: Speech, Dress, and Gender in the Book of Esther.” Oxford Postgraduate Conference of Assyriology, University of Oxford (March 2023).
- “Disrupting Hegemonic Power: Masculinities in the Song of Songs.” Nottingham Biblical Seminar, University of Nottingham (November 2021).
- “Gender and the Biblical World Roundtable.” With Emily Allsopp, Will Moore, Charlotte Trombin and Eleanor Vivian. Ancient Afterlives Podcast, Episode 10 (November 2021). https://anchor.fm/ancientafterlives
- “Power and Vulnerability in the Song of Songs.” Birmingham Biblical Seminar, University of Birmingham (November 2021).