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Dr Laura Quick

BA, MA, DPhil

Professor Quick is the Director of Studies for Theology and Religion. She teaches undergraduate and graduate students in biblical literature of all periods, with an eye to the literatures and cultures of the wider ancient eastern Mediterranean.

Professor Quick’s work is situated at the intersection of Biblical Studies, Assyriology, and Classics. She is interested in the composition of biblical literature in the wider context of the ancient Eastern Mediterranean.

Research interests include feminist approaches to biblical literature, the comparative method, material culture, embodiment, dress and adornment, gender, and the history of sexuality. Professor Quick is currently researching beauty and aesthetics in biblical and ancient Jewish and Christian literature.