Aysha Winstanley Musa

PhD student researching constructions of gender and sexuality in the Bible., University of Sheffield

Aysha Musa is a fully funded second year PhD student with the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS) at the University of Sheffield. She is working in the field of Gender, Sexuality, the Bible and Popular Culture and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) as well as acting as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Sheffield. She graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA in Biblical Studies in 2013 with first class honours, as well as receiving an Academic Award and the Sheffield Graduate Award. Aysha received funding to undertake an MA in Biblical Studies Research at the University of Sheffield, completing it in 2015 with a Distinction. Her PhD focuses on the constructions of gender and sexuality in the biblical book of Judges, specifically chapters 4 and 5.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD student researching constructions of gender and sexuality in the Bible, University of Sheffield

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Sheffield, MA Biblical Studies Research