Autumn Redcross

Autumn Redcross (she/her) is the founding Director of the ALC Court Watch program and the Participatory Defense Director. Prior to joining ALC, Redcross served a one-year appointment as a Visiting Professor at Point Park University, following the success of her 2019 dissertation defense in the study of Philosophy of Communication and Rhetoric at Duquesne University. While at Duquesne, Redcross became the Inaugural Gaultier Community-Engaged Teaching Fellow for the Community Engagement and Learning Center. She also trained as a Democratic Conversations Coordinator through Everyday Democracy and completed her certification as an Inside/Out pedagogy instructor. Redcross attended the International Institute for Restorative Practices in Bethlehem, PA, adding to her understanding of democratic education, community-trauma informed engagement and restorative justice.