Miray H Philips

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Contact Me

phili191@umn.edu


Affiliations
  • Sociology
  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Human Rights Program
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.S.: Sociology and Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2015.
  • M.A.: Sociology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2019.

Specialties

  • Violence and Discrimination
  • Sectarianism
  • Diaspora and Transnationalism
  • Ethno-Religious Minority Groups
  • Collective Memory and Cultural Trauma
  • Knowledge Repertoires
  • Middle East and North Africa; Egypt
Research & Professional Activities

Outreach

  • Coptic Canadian History Project – Digital Café: Blog Co-Editor, 2017 - Present
  • Mizna: Film, Literature, and Art Exploring Arab America: Editorial Team and Arab Film Festival Committee Member, 2017 - Present
Awards
  • Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship, Human Rights Program, University of Minnesota, 2019 - 2020
  • Anna Welsch Bright Award, Sociology Department, University of Minnesota, 2018
  • Dr. Philip M. Kayal Fund for Arab American Research, Center for Arab American Philanthropy, 2018
  • Global Religion Research Initiative Project Launch Grant, University of Notre Dame, 2018 - 2019
  • Bernard and Fern Badzin Fellowship in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota, 2016 - 2017