Rosa’s research focuses on social movements, education, media, spaces of resistance, and discourses with a focus on student activism and Internet activism. Overarching themes in Rosa’s writing include resistance performances, emotions, alternative media, citizen journalism, among others. She mainly centers her work in social justice movements from Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, she is exploring the trauma experienced after a “natural” disaster, such as a hurricane. Her work has been published in academic journals including the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Sargasso, Teoría y Praxis Investigativa, as well as electronic journals, including Mobilizing Ideas. Recently, she published a chapter in the book Practices of Resistance: Narratives, Politics, and Aesthetics across the Caribbean.