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Fernanda R. Rosa

 Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Assistant Professor, Science, Technology, and Society, Virginia Tech


Fernanda R. Rosa is an Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Virginia Tech. Her research is situated in the intersection of internet governance and design, social justice, and the global South, and has appeared in journals like Internet Policy Review and Policy & Internet.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Rosa’s journey

Selected readings

Rosa, F. R. and Soto-Vásquez, A. D. (2022). Aesthetics of Otherness: Representation of #migrantcaravan and #caravanamigrante on Instagram. Social Media + Society, January-March 2022: 1–13.

Rosa, F. R. (2021) Internet interconnection infrastructure: lessons from the global South. Internet Policy Review 10(4). DOI: 10.14763/2021.4.1583

Rosa, F. R. and Hauge, J. A. (2021). GAFA’s information infrastructure distribution: Interconnection dynamics in the global North versus global South. Policy and Internet.

Rosa, F. R. (2021). Made in Brazil: Conspiracy Theory and the Flow of Information in One-to-One WhatsApp Conversations. Prelúdios 9(9), 225-240.

Rosa, F. R., Clifford, M., Sinnreich, A. (2021) The More Things Change: Who Gets Left Behind as Remix Goes Mainstream? In Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher and xtine burrough The Handbook of Remix Studies and Digital Humanities, New York: Routledge (full access).


Watch Prof. Rosa present on “Code Ethnography and the materiality of power in internet interconnection infrastructure” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Rosa’s insights about her professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast