Celine-Marie Pascale is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at American University, Washington, DC, where she teaches courses on language and inequality. Her primary scholarly interest is in exploring the (re)production of culture, knowledge, and power through sociological analyses of language and representation. Most broadly, she has expertise in qualitative methodologies and contemporary theory. Professor Pascale received the 2008 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Race, Gender, and Class for her first book Making Sense of Race, Gender and Class: Commonsense, Power and Privilege in the United States (Routledge, 2007). Pascale's second book Cartographies of Knowledge: Exploring Qualitative Epistemologies was published by Sage in 2010. Pascale's scholarship also is published in numerous national and international peer-reviewed journals. She serves as president of the Research Committee on Language and Society for the International Sociological Association and is a former Research & Media Fellow of the Center for Social Media at American University.