Nadia Ahmad

Barry University

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Barry University


Nadia B. Ahmad is an Associate Professor at Barry University School of Law. Professor Ahmad’s research explores the intersections of energy siting, the environment, and sustainable development and draws on international investment law and corporate social responsibility. She has published over 35 scholarly articles and book chapters. In 2016, she was recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 honoree for her leadership and community involvement.

Prior to joining the Barry Law faculty, she was the inaugural Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Law at Pace Law School. Earlier, she worked with Sustainable Development Strategies Group and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment at Columbia University. Professor Ahmad’s other experiences included working for the Denver office of a multinational oil and gas company and in private law practice in Florida in the areas of land use, zoning, asset protection, and bad faith litigation.

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; law degree (J.D.) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law; and a masters of law (LL.M.) in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.


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