Rose Elizabeth Rohrer

Research Scientist


Rose Elizabeth Rohrer joined BBER as a Research Scientist in 2019. Rose is a doctoral candidate in the Sociology Department at UNM, examining the social issues involved in oil and gas extraction in New Mexico. Her research interests focus on the intersection of environmental issues and social issues, especially in rural communities.

At BBER, Rose is working on various projects including the economic impact of the Gathering of Nations on the City of Albuquerque and a study investigating the potential economic impact of EPA-funded uranium mine remediation. Her strengths are in research design and the gathering and analysis of qualitative data.

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 keeps bees on a local farm, knits and spins, and enjoys hiking and camping across the West.