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Mia Bloom, Professor, Criminal Justice, Security Studies, Center for Terrorism & Security Studies


Mia Mellissa Bloom is Professor of Security Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and the author of Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror (NY: Columbia University Press 2005) and Living Together After Ethnic Killing edited with Roy Licklider (London: Routledge 2007) and Bombshell: Women and Terror (U Penn Press 2011). She is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and has held research or teaching appointments at Princeton, Cornell, Harvard, and McGill Universities. Bloom has a PhD 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. She regularly appears on CNN, Fox News, CSPAN, and NBC Nightly News.

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