Adil Najam is the inaugural dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He has also taught at MIT and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, served as director of the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University, and served as vice chancellor of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He remains a Professor of International Relations and of Earth & Environment. He was a co-author for the Third and Fourth Assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), work for which the scientific panel was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for advancing the public understanding of climate change science. His books include Pakistanis in America: Portrait of a Giving Community; Trade and Environment Negotiations: A Resource Book; Envisioning a Sustainable Development Agenda for Trade and Environment; Environment, Development and Human Security: Perspectives from South Asia, and Civic Entrepreneurship.