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.
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'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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Behind the Curtains of the Review Processes
So there is a list of best land use and environmental law review articles. It’s a complete mystery to me how it was all put together until last month when I was invited to be a reviewer for it. The second or third time I saw the list, I printed it out and wrote with…
I was expecting the pushback, but earlier. Yet things are always so slow in the South. The rate of speech. The dialect. The drawing out out of vowels and pauses between words. The pushback comes later, because it takes it that long for them to figure out what has been happening. People are resistant to…
A year ago this Friday, I presented a paper on pandemic academic parenting. In the year since, my youngest can read the letters that I type. My family is my thrust, the force that pushes me forward. But there are other variables that drag me. If thrust is stronger, it overcomes the drag. I have…
Slavery and Adverse Possession
Today was Day 3 of Property. I have joined the sections of Slavery and Adverse Possession together. Conceptually, no one combines them. But to me, this arrangement made sense. The students presented on Cheryl I. Harris’ Whiteness as Property and Reflections on Whiteness as Property. The conversation veered into affirmative action. I found a case…
A Cold January
The month is only half way through. The first week of classes are done. I can see the weariness in my students’ eyes. Almost two years of a pandemic. 115 students between my two classes. I had my property students journal today, but I called it free writing. It will help them with essay writing…