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 40 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
'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
Appearances Featured Media
Blogs Latest Blog Posts
Gender Bias Information Gap
Two summers I was sitting in my office. And I opened up the The Florida Bar Journal. The lead letter to the editor was from another legal practitioner complaining about why men were not included in a gender bias study. He complained, in essence, that gender bias does not exist. I was flabbergasted. After having…
The Drop Off
Within the next 90 minutes, my youngest will return to pre-school. She is 3 and turns 4 in a couple months. She has been at home since the pandemic. She and I are both mixed with emotions about her going back to school. For her to start Pre-K in the fall full-fledge, she would need…
The Law of the Kardashians
Good evening, Professor Ahmad, The registrar released the course offerings for the fall semester and I noticed that you will be teaching “The Law of the Kardashians.” Could you please advise on what aspects of the law this course will touch on? Do you have a brief course synopsis/plan? I’m looking forward to hearing back from…
COVID-19, Climate Change, and International Law
As a part of the the American Society of International Law’s Signature Topic on Climate Change, I participated in a panel on COVID-19, Climate Change, and International Law with Cinnamon Carlarne (Ohio State Law), Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli (King’s College London), and Daniel Farber (Berkeley Law). I shared my ideas on how the pandemic economic recovery should…
One more class left for the semester. Writing deadlines dangling. Book chapter to complete by the end of the month Law review article to finalize. Book chapter abstract to submit. Introduction chapter to write. Edited volume book proposal to wrap up. Workshop Proposal to submit. More junk I cannot think of. Update : By Mid-May,…