Deirdre Bloome is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and a faculty affiliate of the Population Studies Center and the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research. Her research uses demographic and statistical techniques to understand how patterns of social stratification are produced and reproduced in the United States. Her current topics of investigation include the relationships among economic inequality, mobility, and insecurity; the evolution of racial inequality in income and family structure; and statistical methods for characterizing population heterogeneity. Bloome’s research has been supported by organizations including the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program, the Russell Sage Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology and social policy and an A.M. in statistics, both from Harvard University, and a certificate in demography from the Office of Population Research at Princeton University.

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise


Family, Life Course, and Society

Inequalities and Stratification

Quantitative Approaches