Jenna M. Wilson

Jenna M. Wilson (she/her) is a PhD student in the English department at UC Riverside. Her research concerns how speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy can be used to critique the carceral state and open up conversations around prison abolition. Her academic and political investments lie in building a world beyond the current carceral regime. Jenna is an organizer with Detention Resistance, a San Diego–based abolitionist organization that works in accompaniment with people detained at Otay Mesa Detention Center. She received her master’s degree in gender studies from San Diego State University in 2022.