Melissa A. Cidade

Melissa A. Cidade

Adjunct Faculty

Sociology: Survey Methodology; Statistics; Survey Cognition; Sociology of Religion

Melissa A. Cidade is an adjunct faculty member with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University.  Her research focuses on survey methodology and statistics, with an emphasis on cognition in survey instruments, and measurement error in the Total Survey Error Framework.  With more than 15 years of applied survey work in government, non-profit, academia, and for-profit consultation, Cidade has worked on surveys large and small across all modes of data collection.

Courses Taught

SOCI 313: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences


2017 - Ph.D., Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University

2005 - M.A., Department of Sociology, The Catholic University of America

2003 - B.A., Department of Sociology, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania