Biography About Nadia
Nadia Ahmad is an author, attorney, law professor, and environmental justice advocate. She has spent her academic career focusing on frontline communities who are the most vulnerable to energy production.
She is a Visiting Associate Professor at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor at Barry University School of Law. She teaches environmental law, property, and business organizations. She has presented her research on the law and policy of advanced biofuels in Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Cambridge, Doha, Denver, New York, and San Francisco. Her over 45 scholarly publications focus on the intersections of energy siting, the environment, and sustainable development and draw on international investment law and corporate social responsibility.
Books List of Books and Book Chapters
3d edition, Carolina Academic (2020)
Environmental Justice: Law, Policy, and Regulation explores theory and practice in this dynamic subject, which fuses environmental law and civil rights enforcement.
From early concerns over toxic waste in minority communities, environmental justice expanded to consider the range of environmental threats facing poor, immigrant, and indigenous communities; women, children, and seniors; and other vulnerable populations.
Random House: Xlibris (2002)
Unveiling the Real Terrorist Mind is an interdisciplinary anthology that provides an in-depth an analytic perspective on the 9/11 cataclysm. Unveiling the Real Terrorist Mind engages in the debate on the War on Terrorism: A must-read for all those interested in lasting peace and justice.
This monumental collection of essays, poems, and articles explores issues of terrorism, genocide, race, and war from the view of 66 academics and peace activists from six continents.
Articles Media Publications
'Those people are not me' US Muslims reflect on how 9/11 changed their lives and what the future holds for them
'F---ing livid': Florida Democratic Party chair pledges to fix insurance lapse that blindsided staff
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Should the UN establish a right to a healthy environment? ABA urges US to vote yes.
Thank you to Amanda Robert for writing about the UN Resolution for the Right to a Healthy Environment in the ABA Journal. I’ve really been consumed in this issue for the last few months. All the work has already been done of the the past two decades. It’s a matter of pushing it across the…
New Article: The Cliodynamics of Mass Incarceration, Climate Change, and “Chains on Our Feet”
President Biden’s UNGA address acknowledged the idea of visionary thinking and mutual cooperation, but the actions of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security at the southern border on his watch painted an alternate reality. This Essay is an observation of that essential disconnect between the vision and the execution. This Essay proceeds in three Parts.…
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Resilience in Energy, Infrastructure, and Natural Resources Law Examining Legal Pathways for Sustainability in Times of Disruption Edited by Catherine Banet, Hanri Mostert, LeRoy Paddock, Milton Fernando Montoya, and Iñigo del Guayo Examines how and to what extent legal frameworks identify the issue of ‘resilience’ as a single concept Addresses international, regional, and national decision-making and collaboration from state, company,…
Professor Berta Hernández-Truyol Named 2022 Kate Stoneman Day Awardee
Congratulations to my law professor Berta Hernández-Truyol for being named a 2022 Kate Stoneman Day Awardee by Albany Law School. I was in Professor Hernandez’s International Human Rights class when the French Senate began debating the hijab ban in 2004. I went to her in office hours upset and hurt that how could international human…