Deirdre Bloome is a PhD candidate in Sociology and Social Policy at Harvard University and a graduate student fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her research interests include economic and racial stratification, social mobility, family demography, policy, and statistical methodology. Her dissertation explores the relationships between inequality and mobility in the United States using a demographic approach. Bloome holds an AM in statistics from Harvard University and a certificate in demography from Princeton University's Office of Population Research. Her research has been supported by organizations including the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program, the Russell Sage Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Institute for Quantitative Social Science.