Elizabeth Miller earned a PhD in art history from the University of Oxford, an MSt in Oriental studies from the University of Oxford, and BAs in Arabic and art history from the Université Libre in Brussels, Belgium. Her dissertation covers the emergence of modern painting and sculpture and its relationship to nationalism in Egypt during the first half of the twentieth century. She is currently researching the work of foreign artists based in Egypt during that time, and is preparing an exhibition of the work of the painter Marcel Salinas that will take place in Queens, New York, in April 2014. Her research has taken her to Cairo, Alexandria, Cyprus, Paris, and New York. She has contributed to Canvas Magazine and Studio International.