Student Profile

Jeannie Sellick

PhD Candidate, Religious Studies


Jeannie Sellick is a PhD student in Religious Studies, concentrating on Judaism & Christianity in Antiquity. She has an MPhil from Oxford in Late Antique & Byzantine studies. Jeannie’s masters dissertation, “Foul & Holy Love,” explored the problems created by mixing biological and spiritual families within monastic life. Her current research focuses on marital and sexual anxieties in early Christian ascetic movements.