Race and Ethnicity, Sociology of Education, Stratification and Inequality
She is an affiliate of the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity, the Institute for Race and Resilience, and a Burns Fellow in the Program for Interdisciplinary Education Research (ND PIER). She is also a graduate student research affiliate with the Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE).
She received her B.A. in Sociology & Education from Whittier College and her M.A. in Urban Education from Loyola Marymount University. Prior to Notre Dame, Sofia taught first and second grade in Los Angeles.