Farhana Sultana

Visiting Fellow

Dr. Farhana Sultana is Associate Professor of Geography at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, where she is also the Research Director for Environmental Collaboration and Conflicts at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflicts and Collaboration (PARCC). Dr. Sultana is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary scholar of political ecology, water governance, post‐colonial development, social and environmental justice, climate change, and gender. Her research and scholar-activism draw from her experiences of having lived and worked on three continents as well as from her backgrounds in the natural sciences, social sciences, and policy experience. Prior to joining Syracuse University, she taught at King’s College London and worked at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Author of several dozen publications, her recent books are ‘The Right to Water: Politics, Governance and Social Struggles’ and ‘Eating, Drinking: Surviving.’ Dr. Sultana graduated Cum Laude from Princeton University and obtained her Masters and PhD from University of Minnesota, where she was a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellow. As a Visiting Fellow at ICCCAD since 2017, Dr. Sultana’s field research projects have focused on gendered dimensions of climate adaptation in Bangladesh, the relationship between climate change and citizenship, and urban climate resilience.