2020
Fellow

Jeannie Sellick

Harrison Family Foundation Jefferson Fellow
Fresno, California
Degrees:
B.A. University of California San Diego (2012)
M.Phil. University of Oxford (2015)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Religious Studies

Bio:

Jeannie Sellick is a Ph.D. candidate in religious studies at the University of Virginia. She is currently writing a dissertation on conceptions of male virginity in early Christianity. Jeannie has presented her research at numerous conferences in the U.S., UK, & Poland. While she has written many online pieces, her first publication will be out Fall 2019 in a collection of essays in honor of Dr. Judith Perkins. This Fall Jeannie is slated to present at both the Oxford Patristics Conference & the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting.

In the Fall of 2018, Jeannie taught a new course at U.Va. in religious studies that she designed, Jesus in Film: Jesus in the Ancient & Modern Imagination. Jeannie received her B.A. in history from the University of California, San Diego and her M.Phil. in late antique and Byzantine studies from the University of Oxford.

Thesis Description:

Drunk in Love: Marriage & Controversy in the Early Christian World (pending)

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