Bloom, Mia

Mick Quinn, Dublin

Mia Mellissa Bloom is an Associate professor in International and Women’s Studies at the Pennsylvania State University and a fellow at the International Center for the Study of Terrorism. She is the author of Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror, Living Together After Ethnic Killing with Roy Licklider, and Bombshell: Women and Terrorism. Bloom is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has held research or teaching appointments at Princeton, Cornell, Harvard, and McGill Universities. She has a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University, a Masters in Arab Studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelors from McGill University in Russian and Middle East Studies and speaks nine languages.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Bombshell: Women and Terrorism
(Our Cover Feature of November 27, 2011)