Nazmul S. Sultan is a political theorist with particular interests in the history of political thought, empire and anticolonial thought, popular sovereignty, and modern conceptions of the global. His current book project explores the question of popular sovereignty in modern Indian political thought and offers a new interpretation of the anticolonial democratic project. Before joining Cambridge, he completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Chicago. He also received an MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a BA in Philosophy and Politics from the City University of New York.


Recent Publications:

Nazmul S. Sultan, “Self-Rule and the Problem of Peoplehood in Colonial India.” American Political Science Review 114, no. 2 (2020): 81-94.

Nazmul S. Sultan, “Between the Many and the One: Anticolonial Federalism and Popular Sovereignty, Political Theory (forthcoming).