Mira Philips, MSc
Gender, race & ethnicity
Qualitative research methods
Mira Philips is a PhD student at the School of Social Policy and Practice. She received a BA in Political Science from the University of Toronto and an MSc in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics and Political Science. After completing her undergraduate degree, Mira was named a LankaCorps Fellow with the Asia Foundation, through which she worked as a research assistant at a think tank in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She participated in research projects on post-war tourism development, state legitimacy, and gender and post-war economies. Mira has also served as a consultant on gender sensitive policymaking initiatives in Sri Lanka, a Senior Project Manager at a youth nonprofit in Toronto, Canada, and as a fundraising consultant for organizations working in social justice. She is interested in understanding the interplay between women’s migration, informal labor, and social reproduction.
Department(s)Current PhD Students