- Ph.D., Annenberg Research Institute, Philadelphia
- Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
- M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary, Hatfield, PA
- B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Chair, Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering
Director, Science and Religion Program
Professor of Physics
John Bloom serves as chair of the Chemistry, Physics and Engineering Department and as the academic director for Biola's Master of Arts (Science and Religion) (MASR), which he founded in 2004. He teaches a variety of undergraduate courses in physics and graduate courses in the MASR. His research interests include the integration of Christianity with the sciences and apologetics. Bloom also has an interest in viable alternative energy sources, and equipped his home with photovoltaic solar panels that supply most his home's electrical needs. He lives in La Mirada with his wife and son.