Osa is a senior lecturer in education at Malmö University. She teaches core courses to preservice teachers. Her primary research interests include the content, structure, organization, and purpose of education in relation to current social preconditions for individuals in particular educational contexts. Her research concerns applied educational practices in relation to the social integration of newly arrived students, translanguaging, social justice, diversity, race, and racialization in different kinds of institutional contexts from preschool to higher education.