Nadia Ahmad is an author, 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 an Associate Professor at Barry University School of Law and 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. She is a co-author of the textbook, “Environmental Justice: Law, Policy, and Regulation,” (Carolina Academic Press). She earned degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Florida and the University of Denver. She is a member of the Democratic National Committee and chair and co-founder of Muslim Delegates.