Career & Success

Career & Success

“…academic rigor combined with the strong theoretical foundation”

Sarah E. Wilder, Ph.D., Class of 2005

Sarah E. Wilder

Hometown: Cedar City, Utah
Major: Leadership Communication
Graduate School: Illinois State University, Master of Science in Communication Studies; the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies
Place of Employment: Luther College in Decorah, Iowa
Title: Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

"I’m fortunate to have begun my academic career in communication studies at BVU. The academic rigor combined with the strong theoretical foundation I received from the communication studies faculty prepared me to do well in my graduate programs, and ultimately my career. Additionally central to my success is the mentoring I’ve received. From making decisions about graduate programs to navigating work-life concerns, the same professors who guided me over 10 years ago when beginning my undergraduate work continue to provide advice and guidance to this day."