Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.
Assistant Professor, Sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
Dr. Bloome's research uses demographic and statistical techniques to analyze how patterns of social stratification are produced and reproduced in the US. Her current research interests 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.
Western, Bruce, Deirdre Bloome, Benjamin Sosnaud, and Laura Tach. 2012. "Economic Insecurity and Social Stratification." Annual Review of Sociology, 38: 341-359. DOI. Abstract.
Bloome, Deirdre, and Bruce Western. 2011. "Cohort Change and Racial Differences in Educational and Income Mobility." Social Forces, 90(2): 375-395. DOI. Abstract.
Western, Bruce, and Deirdre Bloome. 2009. "Variance Function Regressions for Studying Inequality." Sociological Methodology, 39: 293-326. DOI. Abstract.