Academic Program(s)

Brown University

Career Position(s)


Professor, Lehman College, Sociology

Dr. Wilder’s current research focuses on the importance of biomedical and social factors in shaping the experience of disability, factors that promote quantitative literacy skills, and the roles of race/ethnicity and religion in explaining demographic and economic outcomes. She has also looked at trends and patterns in scholarly publishing and access to the scholarly literature of demography and gerontology. She is especially interested in understanding the ways in which physical and social factors influence health and well-being.