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Meredith Kleykamp Ph.D.

Meredith Kleykamp, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

4125 Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology
College Park , Maryland 20742
Office Phone: 301-405-6393


  1. Ph.D. in Sociology, Princeton University, 2007
  2. M.A. in Sociology, Princeton University, 2001
  3. B.A. in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1998


Dr. Kleykamp is a demographer whose research focuses on the role of military service and veteran's status on labor market outcomes. After receiving her Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University in 2007, she taught at the University of Kansas and the United States Military Academy at West Point. Dr. Kleykamp also worked as a researcher with the RAND Corporation from 2003 to 2004.

Recent Accomplishments:

Dr. Kleykamp has a current NSF grant to study how civilian employers act as gatekeepers between military and civilian work. Her audit studies of employers’ reactions to prior military service use an experimental design for isolating the causal impact of veteran status on employment callbacks.