Sumati is Associate Professor at the Department of Commerce, Delhi University. She was awarded the prestigious International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) fellowship in 2011, by the US Govt. for her contribution to the first ever programme on American Studies for Indian Universities.
Sumati has been a consultant to the World Bank and has contributed to its flagship publication Investing Across Borders (2012). She is also a consultant in curriculum development at the American Centre, at the e-PG Pathshala project under NMEICT, Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD ) and the National Council for Educational Research and Training, a nodal agency for curriculum development for Indian schools. Her research interests include Born Global firms, where she has done pioneering work in the Indian context, international entrepreneurship, strategic alliances, cross border M&As and issues in Regional Economic Integration. Her papers have been published in leading journals of the world.
Sumati has authored / co –authored eight books, including one on Currency Convertibility (2007) and the latest on International Business, a text book for post graduate students from Pearson International (2012) and a Delhi University specific edition (2014, 15).