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Lisa Bloom

Lisa Bloom


College of Education and Allied Professions

School of Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3288
Office: 203C Killian Building
Pronouns: she/her


Lisa Bloom is the Jay M. Robison Distinguished Professor at Western Carolina University where she has been a member of the faculty since 1989. Her current research interests include using technology to personalize learning environments and to promote creative and critical thinking, problem-based learning, culturally responsive teaching, and the social and emotional well-being of children. She is the author of Classroom Management: Creating Positive Outcomes for All Students published by Pearson, as well as numerous journal articles related to her research interests. She teaches both online and face to face courses in instructional technology, classroom management, and creative and critical thinking.


  • EDD, West Virginia University
  • BS, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Interests

Special and Gifted Education

Research Interests

Creativity and innovation, promoting social and emotional well being in children and youth, problem-based learning, instructional technology, culturally responsive teaching

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