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
Unsubscribing, Solidarity Statements, Critical Race Theory, And The Enervation Of One Quadruple-Minority Professor
Climate Cages: What the US Should Remember From Slavery and Colonialism in Devising Climate Strategy
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Post COP 26: Let Them Drown in the English Channel
More than 30,000 migrants have attempted to cross the Channel by sea this year, around three times more than 2020, as authorities have clamped down on other routes, including crossings by train and cargo trucks. Successful crossings have encouraged a growing number of migrants to attempt the journey via the Dover Strait.… a fisherman spotted lifeless…
Property: A Revisionist Approach
There was a time when Black farms prospered. Just two generations out of slavery, by 1910 Black farmers had amassed more than 16 million acres of land and made up about 14 percent of farmers. The fruit of their labors fed much of America. Now, they have fewer than 4.7 million acres. Black farms in…
The Maldives is Building a Floating City in Response to Climate Change
The atoll nation of Maldives is creating an innovative floating city that mitigates the effects of climate change and stays on top of rising sea levels. The Maldives Floating City is designed by Netherlands-based Dutch Docklands and will feature thousands of waterfront residences and services floating along a flexible, functional grid across a 200-hectare lagoon. The waterfront…
Kids COVID-19 Vaccines
Just scheduled COVID-19 vaccines for my two eldest kids. It’s been a long road in the pandemic parenting experience. So much of this past 17 months has been focused on survival. Over 750,000 people have died from the pandemic in the United States. And we were the first world and the privileged of the world.…
Spoiler Alert: James Bond dies. Per the Daily Beast, Lashana Lynch—a Black Woman—Is Taking Over as 007. It’s About Damn Time. Nomi returns to MI6 headquarters in London and M gathers her, Moneypenny, Tanner and Q (Naomie Harris, Rory Kinnear and Ben Whishaw) in an emotional toast to their late colleague during which M reads a quote from…
Right Within: How to Heal from Racial Trauma in the Workplace by Minda Hart
When I became an attorney, I had a sense that I would experience workplace issues because of my race, gender, religion, marital status, ethnicity. I tried to compensate for that by learning as much as I could I the topic to get ahead of the problem. I studied the work on the ABA Commission on…