Dr. Rosa joined the College of Business at WTAMU in 1984. He received a B.S. degree in economics from the University of Oklahoma in 1968, an M.A. degree in economics from the University of Nevada in 1981, an M.S. in engineering and statistics from the University of Oklahoma in 1984, and a Ph.D. in environmental economics from Texas Tech University in 1989. Dr. Rosa teaches courses in environmental economics, money and banking, managerial economics and microeconomic theory. Dr. Rosa is the author of numerous publications in the field of economic modeling of groundwater usage in the Panhandle of Texas. He was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Iceland in 1992 and 1994, where he taught and did research related to the economic issues affecting geothermal power production in Iceland.