- Affiliation: Boston University
Adil Najam holds the Frederick S. Pardee Chair for Global Public Policy at Boston University, where he is also a Professor of International Relations and of Geography and the Environment, and the Director of the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Previously, he taught at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He was a Lead Author for the Third and Fourth Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC); work for which the IPCC was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2009 he was selected by the United Nations Secretary General to serve on the UN Committee on Development (CDP). In 2010, he was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, one of Pakistan’s highest civil awards, by the President of Pakistan. Prof. Najam’s research and teaching relates to sustainable development, climate change, international trade, global governance, human security, and South Asia studies. He has published widely and is also the founding editor of Pakistaniat.com which was named Pakistan’s top current affairs blog (2010).
Books by Adil Najam
In recent years, it has become apparent that South-South economic relations are increasing, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. There will be more trade agreements and more trade, more economic alliances and more political alliances with economic goals, more investment flows and an increasing acknowledgement that the Global South has more to offer than it has in the past. These new economics relations have great potential–both for harm and for good. In the absence… (more information)