joined BBER as a Research Scientist in 2019. Her research interests focus on the intersection of environmental and social issues, especially in rural communities.
At BBER, Rose has worked on various projects including a study investigating the economic challenges and opportunities of uranium mine remediation for the State and the potential economic impact of community solar developments in New Mexico. Her strengths are in research design and the gathering and analysis of qualitative data. She holds Master’s degrees in Education and Sociology.
Previously Rose worked for UNM’s College of Education Methodology Group, specializing in qualitative research assistance, as a research assistant in UNM’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, and for the University of Miami's School of Education on a research project promoting and investigating science literacy at the elementary school level.
In her free time, Rose gardens and keeps bees, knits and spins, rides her bike all over Albuquerque, and enjoys hiking and camping across the West.