Lua error in Module:Hatnote_list at line 44: attempt to call field 'formatPages' (a nil value). A role (sometimes spelled rôle) or a social role can be described as an expected behaviour of an individual.
Role confusion is a situation where an individual has trouble to decide which role he/she should play. For example, one could be a student who would attend a meeting of a particular recreational interest and find her teacher there. They would be in conflict between behaving as a student and as an enthusiast who shares the same interest as the teacher.