Director and Professor, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM)
University of Queensland
Saleem Ali is Director of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) at the University of Queensland in Australia. He is also a tenured Professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Vermont in the US. Ali's research focuses on environmental conflicts in the extractive industries and how ecological cooperation can promote peace in international relations. His books include “Treasures of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future”. Ali received his doctorate in Environmental Planning from MIT, a Master's degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University and Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Tufts University.