June 2017: Dr. Melissa Wilde elected to chair the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Religion in 2019

February 2017:  Wilde to guest edit an issue of Social Inclusions

November 2016: Melissa Wilde Appointed Associate Director of Survey Research for PRUCCS

September 16-December 2, 2016:  Dr. Melissa J. Wilde hosts a series of talks regarding religion within the 2016 Election. 

March 2016: Outstanding Sociology Opportunity Speaker Series Welcomes Dr. Melissa Wilde on March 17  

2015: Wilde elected President of Association for the Sociology of Religion

2015: Wilde’s American Journal of Sociology article “Fewer and Better Children” wins three national awards in one year:

Charles Tilly Best Article Award from the American Sociological Association’s Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology

Distinguished Article Award from the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Religion

Distinguished Article Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

September 2015: How Much Does a Pope Matter?

September 2015: Colleges Take Advantage of Francis’ visit to teach

February 2013: 115 Men Who Will Choose the Next Pope