Dr. Nichole R. Phillips, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Religion, and Culture

nphillipsPhillips’ research interests lie at the intersection of religion, psychology and culture; African American history and cultural studies; practical theology; and cultural anthropology with a focus on ethnographic research. Other research explores the intersection of gender, class and race. In her teaching, she is committed to ritual, congregational and community studies stressing dimensions of human diversity and social transformation. During the 2012-2013 academic year, she was a post-doctoral fellow in the Practical Theology and Religious Practices program at Candler School of Theology in collaboration with the Graduate Division of Religion of Emory University. She is presently revising her dissertation for publication. A regional study of a rural community, its focus is also on civil religion, the Church, ritual and race in America. Phillips is an ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), having served on ministerial staffs in New England and the South.


Dr. Nichole R. Phillips
Candler School of Theology
Emory University
1531 Dickey Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States
Phone: 404.727.4001
Email: nichole.r.phillips@emory.edu



“Death Unto Life: The Power of the Incarnation,” Pastoral Psychology, June 2011