Nadia Ahmad

Associate Professor, Barry University School of Law

Nadia B. Ahmad is an Associate Professor at Barry University School of Law and the Coordinator of the Environmental and Earth Law Certificate Program. Professor Ahmad’s 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. In 2016, she was recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 honoree for her leadership and community involvement. 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.

Professor Ahmad earned an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature with language emphases in Latin and English from the University of California at Berkeley with high honors. She completed her law degree (J.D.) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where she was a Virgil Hawkins Fellowship recipient. Later, she earned a masters of law (LL.M.) in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi, proficient in Arabic, has a reading knowledge of Latin and has studied German, Spanish, Old Norse, Anglo-Saxon, and Middle English.

In her free time, she enjoys wildlife photography, long-distance running, mountain hiking, and stamp collecting. She lives in Central Florida with her husband and three children.

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