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Brittany N. Melton

Brittany N. Melton

PhD Candidate in Old Testament

Research Assistant to Dr. Katharine Dell

Subject area and speciality

Old Testament specialists:

Divine Presence and Absence in the Megilloth


Supervisor for Biblical Hebrew

Other Professional Activities

Graduate Representative for the Old Testament Subject Committee

Coordinator for the Oxford & Cambridge Biblical Studies Conference (2014)

Editing Assistant to Prof. Graham Davies (2014)

Coordinator for the Old Testament Graduate Seminar (2013-2014)

Key Publications

"Miqreh in Retrospect: An Illumination of Miqreh in Light of Ecclesiastes 3.1–8 and the Book of Ruth." Pages 30–42 in Megilloth Studies: The Shape of Contemporary Scholarship. Edited by Brad Embry. Hebrew Bible Monographs 78. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2016.

"Solomon, Wisdom, and Love: Intertextual Resonance Between Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs." Pages 130–41 in Reading Ecclesiastes Intertextually. Edited by Katharine Dell and Will Kynes. LHBOTS 587. London/New York: T&T Clark, 2014.