You can find my full CV here.

Journal Articles
Philips, Miray and Joachim Savelsberg. Forthcoming 2023. “Social Fields, Journalism, and Collective Memory: Reporting on the Armenian Genocide in Legal, Political, and Commemorative Field Events.” Memory Studies.

Philips, Miray. 2022. “‘We love martyrdom, but we also love life’: Coptic Cultural Trauma between Martyrdom and Rights.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology. 📄

  • 2022 Outstanding Graduate Research Paper, Sociology Department, University of Minnesota
  • 2021 Best Student Paper Award, Section on Religion, American Sociological Association
  • 2021 Student Paper Award, Section on Human Rights, American Sociological Association

Savelsberg, Joachim and Miray Philips. 2022. “Epistemic Power of Universal Jurisdiction: Spreading Knowledge about Mass Atrocity Crimes.” Minneapolis Journal of International Law, 31(2). 📄

Book Chapters
Philips, Miray. Forthcoming 2023. “Christians in Egypt: Transformations in Representational Authority and Narratives of Belonging.” In In the Eye of the Storm: Middle Eastern Christians in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Mitri Raheb. Wipf and Stock Publishers.

Under Review
Philips, Miray. “The Making of Christian Persecution: Quantifying and Amplifying Religious Persecution in International Religious Freedom Advocacy.”

You can find my public scholarship here.

Photos from my Fieldwork between Egypt and the United States

  • With Archbishop Angaelos at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Washington, DC, 2019
  • United States Capitol, Washington, DC, 2019
  • The First Amendment to the US Constitution, Philadelphia, PA, 2021
  • Advocacy Event at the Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC, 2020
  • Memorial of al-Botroseya Martyrs, Cairo, Egypt, 2017
  • Remnants of the Botroseya Church Bombing, Cairo, Egypt, 2017
  • "Christ's Martyrs" at the Martyr Memorial for the St. Samuel the Confessor Massacre, Egypt, 2022
  • Memorial of the 21 Martyrs of Libya, al-Minya, Egypt, 2022
  • Coptic Orphans Event, Washington, DC, 2019
  • International Religious Freedom Roundtable, US Capitol, Washington, DC, 2020
  • Egypt Advocacy Day, Washington, DC, 2019