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Mia M. Bloom is a Canadian academic and author and 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]

Bloom received 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] Her studies specialize in ethnic conflict, rape in war, child soldiers, female terrorists, and terrorist communications.[3][4][5] Bloom was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations in 2003–2008.[3] Bloom has also taught and researched at Princeton, Cornell, Harvard, and McGill Universities.[6] She has appeared on CNN, PBS Newshour, MSNBC, and Fox News.



  1. ^ a b "Mia Bloom". Georgia State University. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "Mia Bloom". The Huffington Post. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
  3. ^ a b McCarthy, Rebecca (Winter 2008). "UGA's Terrorism Maven". UGA Research Magazine. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
  4. ^ Goldman, Samantha (2012). "Leading terrorism expert discusses mobilization of women into terrorist networks". National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. University of Maryland.
  5. ^ Bloom, Mia (Summer 2017). "Islamic State Messaging On Telegram". CREST Security Review. No. 5. pp. 14–15.
  6. ^ "Mia Bloom". Family Online Safety Institute. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  7. ^ Cook, David (2007). "Review of Mia Bloom's Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror". The Historian: 512–513.
  8. ^ Kaplan, Jeffrey (2006). "A Review of: "Mia Bloom. Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terrorism"". Terrorism and Political Violence. 18 (4): 605–608. doi:10.1080/09546550601000314.
  9. ^ McCann, Joseph T. (2005). "Bloom, Mia: Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror". The Journal of Conflict Studies. 25 (2).
  10. ^ Sánchez-Cuenca, Ignacio (2006). "Dying To Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror by Mia Bloom". Political Science Quarterly. Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 121 (1): 151–152. doi:10.1002/j.1538-165X.2006.tb01463.x.
  11. ^ "Bombshell: The Many Faces of Women Terrorists". Times Higher Education. October 20, 2011.
  12. ^ Mark, Wesley (January 28, 2011). "The sisterhood of death". The Globe and Mail.
  13. ^ "Bombshell: Women and Terrorism". Nonfiction Book Review. Publishers Weekly. August 29, 2011.
  14. ^ Gentry, Caron E. (March 2012). "Mia Bloom.Bombshell: The Many Faces of Women Terrorists". International Feminist Journal of Politics. 14 (1): 170–172. doi:10.1080/14616742.2011.631432.
  15. ^ Schweitzer, Yoram (March 2012). "Bombshell: The Many Faces of Women Terrorists". Bustan: The Middle East Book Review. 3 (1): 80–83. doi:10.1163/187853012x633562. JSTOR 10.1163/187853012x633562.