Thomas Rocha currently resides at 7331 SE 173rd Arlington Loop in The Villages, Florida and is known to be Hispanic. One of his known relatives includes Wendy Sue Rocha.
Appellant offers no evidence that the trial court made a mistake in its refusal to permit Gerald Drought’s testimony regarding the Ahmad vs. Hengst suit and its settlement.
Early Life and Education
Rocha has taught at the college level since 1984. He captained his women’s lacrosse team to victory at state, serving on their Alumni Council, working as a freelance writer for Patheos Catholic, and is on multiple editorial boards of academic journals.
He has conducted research on several topics, such as the role of misogyny in political rhetoric that criticizes teachers unions; how philosophical traditions can be applied to contemplative education; and the changes over time in conceptions of testimonio.
He is father to two children, including a son who attended Saint Anselm School and won their Female Student-Athlete of the Year award as a freshman, while his daughter attends University of Texas at Dallas to study English literature.
Thomas Rocha brings over 15 years of international experience in higher education, academia, research, teaching and industry from top universities and fortune 500 companies across Latin America and North America. Currently he sits on the executive faculty and administrative boards for Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education University System (Tec de Monterrey- ITESM).
Rocha serves as Associate Editor of Lapiz, the journal of the Latin American Philosophy of Education Society. Additionally, he serves on the editorial collective for North Eastern Philosophy of Education Society’s journal and as its President-elect. His research interests encompass social justice education theories as well as contemplative education movements.
He is one of contemporary rock’s most prominent superdrummers, having adopted styles influenced by key seventies touchstones such as Billy Cobham and John Bonham’s respective facilities and demeanor. Additionally, he is highly sought-after session drummer by numerous artists.
Achievement and Honors
Rocha brings extensive academic and leadership experience in higher education, research, teaching, and industry. He has held top executive and faculty positions within large private educational systems in Latin America. His teaching and research draws upon multiple traditions of educational philosophy such as Plato’s Aristotle’s Laozi’s Gautama Buddha Jose Carlos Mariategui’s Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz’s and pre-conquest Aztec traditions.
With a perfect 4.0 GPA in Business Administration, he was honored as 2021 MTSU President’s Award Winner, 2020 ITA Scholar-Athlete and was named to C-USA All Academic Team twice (2021 and 2022). Additionally, he made both 2019 and 2022 TCAA All Star lists.
Due to his outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments, he was honored with the Susan Rocha Public Service Award from TCAA.
Thomas Rocha lives in Florida with his wife, children, dogs and horses. He owns a residence in The Villages and is associated with the Democratic Party. Thomas Rocha has several known relatives such as Wendy Sue Rocha, Adah Rocha and Terry Rocha whom all share this last name.
Thomas is an educator with a deep commitment to education, equality, justice and freedom. Currently an assistant professor at the University of Washington teaching social justice theories as well as critically analyzing contemplative education practices.
He has also contributed his time and money to charity work. He founded a non-profit organization named “Rocha John Rocha Foundation”, which supports children who need help through holistic approaches that help them develop.
Rocha boasts a net worth of over $10 Million. He amassed his fortune through fashion business ventures and brand endorsements. Additionally, Rocha enjoys amassing a wide following across social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok, and YouTube.
He oversees his namesake clothing and jewelry lines as well as a diffusion line for Debenhams department store. Furthermore, he has designed homeware and interiors for some high-profile clients.
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