Nadia Ahmad is a first-year Ph.D. at the Yale School of the Environment. Her research and scholarship center 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 and climate change. Her doctoral dissertation project explores the idea of “Evacuation Waves” to collect and analyze data on early warning and rescue systems in the Caribbean Basin to hypothesize ways to equilibrate these notifications, evacuations, and recovery efforts. She is also an Associate Professor of Law at Barry University. In the Fall of 2021, she was a Visiting Associate Professor at Yale Law School. In addition, she is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Council Member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and a member of the Academic Advisory Group for the International Bar Association’s Section of Energy, Environment, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure Law. Previously, she earned an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Berkeley, a 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.