Sarah O. Meadows, Ph.D.
Sarah O. Meadows is a senior sociologist at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research areas include families and children (both civilian and military) and defense manpower issues, with a particular focus on readiness and resilience. Her recent work has focused on health and health behaviors among service members, readiness and resilience among military families, and program evaluation of support services for military families. Her work has been published in RAND reports as well as in numerous academic journals. Meadows received her Ph.D. and M.A. in sociology from Duke University and her B.A. in sociology and psychology from the University of Virginia. She also completed a postdoc at the Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing at Princeton University.