Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology

Soulit Chacko

Assistant Professor of Sociology - Boise State University


Dr. Chacko is a feminist, critical race scholar interested in embodied, transnational kinship and care. Dr. Chacko’s work focuses on everyday experiences of immigrants, refugees, and children of immigrants in the U.S.

Soulit has a M.A /Ph.D. in Sociology from Loyola University Chicago and completed a two year postdoctoral research position at Indiana University Purdue University. She has published in both academic and public facing platforms, drawing attention to how laws and policies impact underrepresented communities, as well as showing how groups respond by creating their own narratives.