Perimeter College has recognized Professor Rochaix for his innovations in course design, using digital pedagogy in the Humanities. He has incorporated Art and Art History class projects involving new media, virtual reality, and game simulations of ancient archeological sites. Currently, his students are creating an interactive tour of civil war monuments in Georgia, including the works of contemporary artists grappling with new revisions of racist iconography. Rochaix has also worked with DeKalb county schools, implementing computer programming workshops for K-12 students. Previous academic work and publications include Pre-Columbian, colonial art, 20th century Latin American, and Native North American art. Rochaix is a Social Science Research Council Mellon Mays Fellow.