Adil Najam

Director, The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future

Educational Background

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current Research

Professor Adil Najam has published widely, written nearly 100 scholarly papers and book chapters, and his recent books include Pakistanis in America: Portrait of a Giving Community (2006); Trade and Environment Negotiations: A Resource Book (2006); Environment, Development and Human Security: Perspectives from South Asia (2003); and Civic Entrepreneurship (2002). He is a past winner of MIT’s Goodwin Medal for Effective Teaching, the Fletcher School Paddock Teaching Award, and the Stein Rokan Award of the International Political Science Association, the ARNOVA Emerging Scholar Award, and the Pakistan Television Medal for Outstanding Achievement. Professor Najam also serves on the editorial boards of various scholarly publications, including Global Governance, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, The Journal of Ecological Economics, Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development, Annual Editions: Environment and The Encyclopedia of Earth. Adil Najam was amongst the Convening Lead Authors of the Third and Fourth Assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), work for which the IPCC team was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.