Candace Lukasik

Candace Lukasik is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation project explores the transnational circulation of political subjectivities and religious practices among Coptic Orthodox Christians between Egypt and the United States. Ms. Lukasik received her M.A. in 2013 from the Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies Department of Columbia University, where her thesis examined the organization of Coptic political movements after the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

Articles by: Candace Lukasik

Majority Perceptions of Minor Feelings in Egypt

While increases in Coptic representation from the Supreme Constitutional Court to the regime’s cabinet, among other minor appointments, offer solace to some Copts on the progress of Egyptian cultural recognition of their...

Copts, Church, and State: Egypt’s Christians Frustrated with Lack of Protection

On December 12, 2018, Emad Kamal Sadek, 49, and his son David Emad, 21, were shot and killed by Rabea Mustafa Khalefa, an Egyptian police officer and guard, in front of the...