Saleem Ali

Founding director of IEDS, Professor of Energy and the Environment at University of Delaware

Ph.D., Environmental Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2000
M.E.S., Environmental Law and Policy, Yale University, 1996
B.S., Chemistry, Tufts University (summa cum laude), 1994

Areas of Interest: 

Environmental policy and planning, conflict resolution, industrial ecology

Selected Publications: 

Ali, Saleem H. Ecological Cooperation in South Asia: The Way Forward. Washington DC: New America Foundation, January, 2013.

Ali, Saleem H. “Transboundary Conservation through hybrid partnerships: a comparative analysis of forest projects.” In Vasquez-Brust, Diego et al eds. Collaboration for Sustainability and Innovation in the Global South.  Forthcoming, Springer, 2013.

Ali, Saleem H. and Mary Watzin, “Science and Spatial Security: Building Peace through Environmental Cooperation in Southern Europe.” In  Rita Floyd and Richard Matthews Environmental Security: Approaches and Issues, London: Routledge, 2013.

Ali, Saleem H. and Mary Ackley, “Foreign Investment and Environmental Justice in an Island Economy Mining, Bottled Water, and Corporate Social Responsibility in Fiji,”  in Julian Agyeman and JoAnn Carmin, Environmental Inequalities Beyond BordersLocal Perspectives on Global Injustices. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2011

Ali, Saleem H. Energizing Peace: The Role of Pipelines in Regional Cooperation Washington DC: Brookings Institition, 2010 (published in English and also translated into Arabic).

Ali, Saleem H. Treasures of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009

Ali, Saleem H. Islam and Education: Conflict and Conformity in Pakistan’s Madrassahs. Oxford University Press, 2009.

O’faircheallaigh, Ciaran and Saleem H. Ali eds. Earth Matters: Indigenous Relations in the Mining Industry. Sheffield UK: Greenleaf Publications, 2008.

Ali, Saleem H. ed. Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution. Cambridge and London: The MIT Press. 2007. (foreword by Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General IUCN)

Ali, Saleem H. Mining, The Environment and Indigenous Development Conflicts. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 2004.