Dr. Sadanand's main teaching areas are microeconomics and industrial organization. Her research interests are in microeconomic theory, information economics, game theory and experimental economics.
In 1990, she joined the Department of Economics at the University of Guelph. She received a B.Sc. Honours in Mathematics from the University of Alberta (1977), an MA in Economics from the University of Alberta (1978) and a Ph.D. in Economics from the California Institute of Technology (1984).
Her work has been published in journals including the Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, International Economic Review, Economic Journal, and Canadian Journal of Economics.