Dr. Rosa is a member of Save Our Schools, United Opt-Out, and the Badass Teachers Association. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth, an activist, writer, and researcher working with youth. He serves on a number of boards and works with several organizations both locally and nationally whose work is ultimately concerned with the healing of humanity.
Ricardo Rosa's current research centers on emerging articulations of educational privatization and its effects on organizational behavior in educational settings and possibilities for transformative leadership. His research also focuses on curricular theory and praxis within and beyond the boundaries of normative schooling.