Nadia B. Ahmad

Visiting Associate Professor of Law

(fall term)


Nadia B. Ahmad is a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor at Barry University School of Law. Her research centers on the intersections of energy siting, the environment, and sustainable development drawing on international investment law and corporate social responsibility. 

FULL BIOGRAPHY
Nadia Ahmad

Contact Information



Faculty Assistant


Patricia Page

Education & Curriculum Vitae


LL.M, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2012
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2005
B.A., University of California Berkeley, 2000

Courses Taught


  • Environmental Law Practicum

Nadia B. Ahmad is a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor at Barry University School of Law. Her research centers on the intersections of energy siting, the environment, and sustainable development drawing on international investment law and corporate social responsibility.

She has spent her academic career focusing on frontline communities who are the most vulnerable to energy production. She is currently writing a book on the environmental justice dimensions of biofuel law and policy and editing a volume on Islamic environmental law. Before teaching, Ahmad’s early experiences included working for a multinational oil and gas company in the Denver-Julesburg Basin and in a private law practice in Florida focusing on land use, zoning, asset protection, and bad faith insurance litigation defense.