Professor Mia Bloom discusses Women & Jihad

Dr. Mia Bloom weighs in on the subject of women and Jihad in her published article, “Rise of the ‘revolutionary womb’: Behind the sinister cult of female extremists recruiting British jihadis”.

A year ago this week, Britain was in shock and mourning, in the aftermath of the London Bridge terror attack, which left eight dead and 48 injured when three men drove into pedestrians and stabbed people in Borough Market.

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Dr. Mia Bloom is a Professor of Communication at Georgia University. She conducts ethnographic field research in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia and speaks eight languages. She has authored several 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) and Bombshell: Women and Terror (2011). She 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.