Stella is a recent graduate from the Sociology doctoral program at Florida State University, earning her PhD in just three years. As a graduate student at FSU, she was the recipient of multiple grants and fellowships, including the predoctoral fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Her research has been published in esteemed peer-reviewed journals such as Demography, the Journal of Marriage and Family, and The Journal of Gerontology.
Outside of her research interests, she enjoys tinkering with code, cooking, hiking, photography, and reading. She is currently living in Denver, Colorado.