Florencia TorcheStanford University
Professor Torche is a social scientist with expertise in social demography and social stratification. Her scholarship examines inequality dynamics including intergenerational mobility, disparities in educational attainment, family dynamics and assortative mating. Her research also examines the influence of early-life exposures –starting before birth– on individual wellbeing. Professor Torche is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Sciences.