David Klieger, J.D., Ph.D.

David Klieger is Senior Research Scientist in the Center for Educational and Career Development at ETS, where he focuses on higher education and employment issues.  

He represents ETS in initiatives to innovate admissions in higher education, to help students strengthen their socioemotional skills, and to increase diversity in higher education.  He has served on the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Scientific Affairs Committee and ETS’s Institutional Review Board that protects human subjects in research studies. 

David has published several research reports, book chapters, and articles in leading journals such as Harvard Business Review and The Journal of Applied Psychology.   

He received his PhD in industrial-organisational psychology, with a minor in quantitative psychology/psychometrics, from the University of Minnesota in 2010.   

In 1996, he earned a JD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, serving as articles editor for the Comparative Labor Law Journal. He has practiced business and employment law.