My research can be accessed via SSRN.

Law Review Articles

Responsive Regulation and Resiliency, 36 VIRGINIA ENVT’L L. J. ___ (2018)

The Baseline Bar, 60 KANSAS L. REV. 579 (2017)

Trust or Bust: Complications with Tribal Trust Obligations and Environmental Sovereignty, 41 VERMONT L. REV ___ (2017)

Blood Biofuels, 27 DUKE ENVT’L. L. & POL’Y FORUM ___  (2017)

A Primer: Air and Water Environmental Quality Standards in the United States, 40 WM. & MARY ENVTL. L. & POL’Y REV. 115 (2016) (with Jason Czarnezki and Siu Tip Lam)

Billionaires, Birds, and Environmental Brawls: Reconceptualizing Energy Easements, 6 WASH. & LEE J. ENERGY, CLIMATE, & ENV’T 3 (2015)

The International Sugar Trade and Sustainable Development: Curtailing the Sugar Rush, 39 N.C. J. INT’L L. & COM. REG. 675 (2014)

A National Mineral Policy as an International Investment Law Stratagem: The Case of Tajikistan’s Gold Reserves, 27 PAC. MCGEORGE GLOBAL BUS. & DEV. L.J. 1 (2014)

“Turn on the Lights” – Sustainable Energy Investment and Regulatory Policy: Charting the Hydrokinetic Path in Pakistan, 5 WASH. & LEE J. ENERGY, CLIMATE, & ENV’T 165 (2014)

The Islamic Influence in (Pre-)Colonial and Early America: A Historico-Legal Snapshot, 12 SEATTLE J. SOC. JUST. 913 (2014) (invited symposium)

The Tropics Exploited: Risk Preparedness and Corporate Social Responsibility in Offshore Energy Development, 1 TEX. A&M L. REV. 335 (2013)

Missouri Oil & Gas Update, 19 TEX. WESLEYAN L. REV. 391 (2013)

Book Chapters

Resolving Natural Resource Conflicts as a Path to Peace in LAWYERS AS CHANGEMAKERS: THE GLOBAL INTEGRATIVE LAW MOVEMENT (American Bar Association) (2017)

Monsoons, Hydropower,  and Climate Justice in Pakistan’s River Communities in CLIMATE JUSTICE: CASE STUDIES IN GLOBAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES (Environmental Law Institute) (2016)

Financial Incentives for Wetland Protection and Restoration in The Wetland Book: Structure and Function, Management and Methods (Springer) (2016)


Construction and Application of Supreme Court’s Holding in Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd., 130 S. Ct. 2869, 177 L. Ed. 2d 535 (2010) that Section 10(b) (15 U.S.C.A. § 78j(b)) Reaches use of Manipulative or Deceptive Device or Contrivance Only in Connection with Purchase or Sale of Security Listed on an American Stock Exchange, and Purchase or Sale of any other Security in United States, 92 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 133 (2015) (with Daniel Klein)

Necessity and Sufficiency of Environmental Impact Statements under § 102(2)(c) of National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C.A. § 4332(2)(c)) Concerning Climate Change, 85 A.L.R. Fed. 2d 1 (2014)

Tradition v. Modernity in Attia Hosain’s Sunlight on Broken Column and Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters, in ON THE ROAD TO BAGHDAD, OR TRAVELING BI-CULTURALISM: THEORIZING A BI-CULTURAL APPROACH TO WORLD FICTION, ed. Gönül Pultar (New Academia, 2005)

UNVEILING THE REAL TERRORIST MIND (Random House: Xlibris) (2002)


Book Review: International Environmental Law and the Global South, AM. J. INT’L L. (2016)

Review Essay: Gauging the Gender Divide in the Middle East’s Educational System: Causes, Concerns, and the Legal Impetus for Change, J. RELIG. & SOC’Y (2013) (peer-reviewed)

Other Publications

High Speed Public Policy for Algae-Based Biofuel as a Viable Energy Alternative: Improving Florida-China Relations through Sustainable Collaboration, INT’L L.Q., vol. XXX, no. 1 (2012)

Geo-Politics and Women’s Bodies from the Perspective of the South Asian Diaspora, INT’L L.Q., vol. XXII, no. 3 (2007)

Cracking India: Cultural and Religious Representations in Indo-Anglian Literature (1947 to Present), Department of Comparative Literature & Classics, California State University, Long Beach, GENRE, vol. 22 (2001)


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