Faculty Spotlight: Mia Bloom
Dr. Mia Bloom conducts ethnographic field research in Europe, the Middle East, and South Asia and speaks eight languages. She has authored books and articles on terrorism and violent extremism including Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror (2005), Living Together After Ethnic Killing [with Roy Licklider] (2007), Bombshell: Women and Terror (2011), and Small Arms: Children and Terror [with John Horgan] (forthcoming 2016 with Cornell UP). 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 is also regularly interviewed by MSNBC and CNN for terrorism and national security related issues.
In the News
The Christian Science Monitor –Why Boko Haram’s use of girls as suicide attackers has jumped
The National Interest –How Internal Division Could Shatter ISIS
The New York Times –Boko Haram Turns Female Captives Into Terrorists
The New York Times – As Siblings Again Unite to Unleash Terror, Experts Ask What Drives Them
The Conversation– Was the Nice attacker really an IS ‘lone wolf’?