Suraj Yengde's interest lay in theories of subordinate subaltern movements and the Global South migration. His on-going project theorizes the diaspora movement activism, in particular, Dalit diaspora in the North America. He is also co-editing a book on B R Ambedkar's 125 years.
Additionally, he writes on caste and inequality in India. He serves on the University of the Witwatersrand Senate and a member of various executive committees.