October 2018: Melissa Wilde discusses what the Catholic Church can do to deal with the fallout of the child sexual abuse scandal and to bring back faith in their church on Knowledge@Wharton. Listen to Knowledge@Wharton Monday through Friday, 10a-12p, EST on SiriusXM channel 132.
February 2017: Wilde to guest edit an issue of Social Inclusions.
September 16-December 2, 2016: Dr. Melissa J. Wilde hosts a series of talks regarding religion within the 2016 Election.
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.