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Adil Najam

Adjunct Professor of International Politics and Negotiations
Center for International Environment and Resource Policy

Professor Adil Najam is the Fredrick S. Pardee Chair for Global Public Policy at Boston University and the Director of the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Term Future.He also serves as a Full professor in the Departments of InternationalRelations and of Geography and Environment. He has published widely,written nearly 100 scholarly papers and book chapters, and his recentbooks include: Pakistanis in America: Portrait of a Giving Community(2006); Trade and Environment Negotiations: A Resourcebook (2006);Environment, Development and Human Security: Perspectives from SouthAsia (2003); and Civic Entrepreneurship (2002). Prof. Najam holds twoMasters and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),a Specialization in Negotiation from the Program on Negotiation at theHarvard Law School, and an engineering degree from the University ofEngineering and Technology (UET), Pakistan. He is a past winner ofMIT’s Goodwin Medal for Effective Teaching, the Fletcher School PaddockTeaching Award, and the Stein Rokan Award of the InternationalPolitical Science Association, the ARNOVA Emerging Scholar Award, andthe Pakistan Television Medal for Outstanding Achievement. Prof. Najamserves on the editorial boards of various scholarly publicationsincluding, Global Governance, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly,The Journal of Ecological Economics, Yearbook of InternationalCo-operation on Environment and Development, Annual Editions:Environment and The Encyclopedia of Earth. Adil Najam was amongst theConvening Lead Authors of the Third and Fourth Assessments of theIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).