Deirdre Bloome

Deirdre Bloome

Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Sociology

Research Interests:  inequality and mobility, race and ethnicity, family demography, social policy, quantitative methods

Deirdre Bloome is Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, Professor of Sociology, and a Faculty Member at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Her research takes a demographic approach toward investigating how patterns of social inequality are produced and reproduced. Her work has focused on the relationships among socioeconomic inequality, mobility, and insecurity; the historical evolution of racial inequalities in the family and economy; and statistical methods for characterizing population heterogeneity. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy and an A.M. in Statistics from Harvard University. Previously, she was a faculty member at the University of Michigan.

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Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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