AJ Alvero studies data science, inequality/inequity in education, and sociolinguistics at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He co-founded the Student Narrative Lab, where he collaborates with his advisor, Mitchell Stevens, as well as anthony antonio and Ben Domingue. AJ’s work has appeared in conferences and publications such as Educational Data Mining, American Sociological Association, and AI, Ethics, and Society. His dissertation studies sociolinguistic variation in college admissions essays written by Latinx students using computational and qualitative methods. Prior to Stanford, AJ was a high school teacher and studied at the University of Miami and Florida International University.