Nazmul S. Sultan

Junior Research Fellow

Christ’s College, University of Cambridge

I am a political theorist with particular interests in the history of anticolonial political thought, popular sovereignty, and empire and international thought. Focusing on colonial India, my current book project reframes the problem of colonialism in the history of political thought and offers a new interpretation of the anticolonial democratic project. An article based on a chapter of the book project has appeared in the American Political Science Review.

Before joining Cambridge, I completed my Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Chicago in July 2020. I 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. Prior to that, I also studied briefly at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh.

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