June 18, 2020 Jess Whatcott Oral History I had a great pleasure to interview Jess Whatcott. Whom pronouns are they, them, theirs. Dr.Whatcott was born on January 14 1982 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr.Whatcott later moved to California to pursue a higher education and to live close to the beach. Dr.Whatcott is now a professor at San Diego State University. Dr.Whatcott also volunteers with the organization Allies to End Detention and is organizer for FreeThemAllCampaign. This interview covers topics such as Allies to End Detention, immigration, detention, letters from detainees, detention centers, criminalization of immigration, and the COVID-19 pandemic.I met Dr.Whatcott in one of the weekly meetings of the FreeThemAllCampaign. The interview was conducted via Zoom in order to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interview was conducted by Karencathleen Gonzalez-Aguilar, a UCSD undergraduate majoring in political science/public law and Ethnic Studies. Interview Audio Interview-Transcript-1Download Comments Post Info Author Info Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.CommentName * Email * Website KARENCATHLEEN GONZALEZ-AGUILAR June 18, 2020 Allies to End Detention, Border/Detention, Oral Histories, Pandemics, Refugee/Migrant Lives, Spring 2020 Previous post Letter to Future ETHN 120D Students Next post Cindy Rocha Oral History KARENCATHLEEN GONZALEZ-AGUILAR Author Posts by KARENCATHLEEN GONZALEZ-AGUILAR Comments by KARENCATHLEEN GONZALEZ-AGUILAR Previous post « Next post » Search Search for: Username Password Remember Me Home About Oral Histories Community Partners Course About Race and Oral History Project The Race and Oral History Project is a collaboration between UC San Diego Institute of the Arts and Humanities and the UC San Diego Library. Learn more About the Project.