Dr. Maria Sultan
Chairperson and President, South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, Pakistan
Dr. Maria Sultan is the Chairperson and President of the South Asian Strategic Stability Institute (SASSI) University, and an advisor to the Ministry of Defence of Pakistan. She is also the Founding Vice Chancellor of the Muslim Youth University and established programs in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Management Sciences, Social Sciences including International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies. She was the Founding Co-Director of the South Asian Strategic Stability Unit at the Bradford Disarmament Research Centre (BDRC), University of Bradford.
Dr. Sultan is a specialist in South Asian nuclear arms control and disarmament issues, weapon systems development and strategic stability, and has published widely in academic journals, news and books. Dr. Sultan previously worked as an Assistant Editor in the influential English daily, ‘The Muslim.’ She is a visiting faculty member at the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad; Foreign Service Academy; Pakistan Naval War College; Pakistan Air War College; NATO Defence College; the Russian Center for Policy Studies, Moscow; China Institute of International Studies; the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad; the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar and the Command and Staff College, Quetta.