Saleem Ali

Saleem Ali

Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment

Office location:
220 Pearson Hall


  • Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences
  • Biden School of Public Policy and Administration
  • Data Science Institute, Affiliated Faculty
  • Center for Energy and Environmental Policy
  • Delaware Environmental Institute, Council of Fellows



  • Ph.D., Environmental Planning, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000;
  • M.S., Environmental Studies, Yale University, 1996;
  • B.S., Chemistry and Environmental Studies, Tufts University, 1994.


Research Interests

Causes and consequences of environmental conflicts; how ecological factors can promote peace; environmental conflicts in extractive industries, especially minerals.




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