Mia Bloom

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Mia M. Bloom (born 1968) is a Canadian academic and author. She is a professor of Communication at Georgia State University.[1] She was formerly an associate Professor of International Studies at the Pennsylvania State University in University Park and a fellow at the International Center for the Study of Terrorism at Penn State.[2][3]

Bloom has a PhD in political science from Columbia University, a Master's in Arab Studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor's from McGill University in Russian, Islamic studies and Middle East Studies.[1] She is known as an expert on terrorism, specializing in ethnic conflict, rape in war and child soldiers. Bloom was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations from 2003-2008.[4][5]


  • Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror[6]
  • Living Together After Ethnic Killing[7]
  • Bombshell: Women and Terror[8]


  1. ^ a b "Mia Bloom". Georgia State University. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Mia Bloom". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Mia Bloom". Linked In. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  4. ^ McCarthy, Rebecca. "UGA's Terrorism Maven". UGA Research. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  5. ^ Goldman, Samantha (2012), Leading terrorism expert discusses mobilization of women into terrorist networks, University of Maryland 
  6. ^ Bloom, Mia (2005). Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror. Columbia University Press. 
  7. ^ Licklider, Roy; Bloom, Mia (23 October 2013). Living Together After Ethnic Killing: Exploring the Chaim Kaufman Argument. Routledge. 
  8. ^ Bloom, Mia (13 August 2012). Bombshell: Women and Terrorism. University of Pennsylvania Press.