Sultana is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary scholar whose research focuses on climate change, water governance, international development and decolonization. Overarching themes in Sultana’s writings include political ecology, environmental justice, citizenship, human rights, and gender relations. Prior to joining Syracuse, she taught at King’s College London and worked at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Author of several dozen publications, Sultana’s recent book is 'Water Politics: Governance, Justice, and the Right to Water.' She serves on advisory boards of non-profits and research programs globally.