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Adalberto Aguirre has teaching interests are in social inequality, the sociology of education, formal organizations, critical race theory and sociolinguistics. Professor Aguirre's research has focused on workplace issues for women and minority faculty, the relationship between race and death sentencing, the role of the master narrative in the social sciences, and the association between bilingual proficiency and grammatical knowledge.

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Jan E. Stets is Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Social Psychology Research Laboratory. She is a micro-theorist who studies self, identity, emotions, morality, behavior, and interaction. She uses the framework of identity theory to inform her work. She is the co-author of such books as Identity Theory (Oxford Press, 2009) and The Sociology of Emotions (Cambridge University Press, 2005). She is past director of the sociology program at the National Science Foundation (2008-10), past chair of the ASA Section on Emotions (2008-09), and past chair of the ASA Section on Social Psychology (2012-13). She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, fellow of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, and a member of the Sociological Research Association, an honor society of sociological scholars.