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Deirdre Bloome, AM, PhD

Professor of Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

Deirdre R. Bloome is professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a PhD in sociology and social policy, an AM in statistics, and received a certificate in demography from the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. Bloome’s expertise lies in the areas of socioeconomic inequality and mobility, racial and ethnic inequalities, family demography, and quantitative methods. Her current research focuses on the relationships among socioeconomic inequality, mobility, and insecurity; the historical evolution of racial inequalities in the family and the economy; and statistical methods for characterizing population heterogeneity.