- Ph.D., Boston College
Research interests include higher education, anti-poverty programs, and college access for low-income, first-generation, and non-traditional students.
Autumn Green, Ph.D., is an applied sociologist and nationally recognized scholar in higher education and anti-poverty programs. She was a research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women from 2018 to 2022, where she led the Higher Education Access for Parenting Students Research Initiative. Her research and advocacy focused on college access and success for low-income, first-generation, and non-traditional students, especially student parents.
At WCW, Green expanded the Find Your Way project, a series of resource guides for prospective college students with kids. Find Your Way was a sister project of the Campus Family Housing Database, a complete national database of colleges and universities that allow students to live with their children in campus housing. Additionally, Green developed a pilot and demonstration project proposal for, The Two-Generation Classroom, offering a new approach to postsecondary teaching & learning.