Dr. Autumn Griffin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Autumn A. Griffin is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Literacy, Culture, and International Education Division at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Having previously taught secondary ELA in Atlanta, Georgia, her research explores how people from historically oppressed communities, namely Black women and girls, use literacy as a means to heal from pedagogical and curricular violence, focusing closely on digital literacies, young adult literature, and humanizing and healing literacy curricula and pedagogy.