Phillip Connor is a research associate at the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life, specializing in religion and migration. He studies patterns of migration and immigrant adaptation (immigrants’ adjustment to their new societies) around the world. Prior to joining the Pew Forum, Phillip was a fellow at the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as a graduate fellow at Princeton’s Center for the Study of Religion. His publications primarily examine immigrant religious adaptation and appear in various journals, including the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Sociological Forum, Ethnic and Racial Studies, International Migration and International Migration Review.
Phillip received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the Department of Sociology at Princeton University as well as an M.A. in sociology from McGill University in Quebec. He also earned two master's degrees from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in California.