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Assistant professor of political science @stanfordpolisci. Race is the central organizing feature of American politics. Nothing else comes close. Pro-democracy.

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Joined Twitter 12/15/08


Come be my colleague!! 🎉 https://t.co/8RmsSsjCpN
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonYippee! I have been hoping to be a CASBS fellow since grad school, when I used to bike up the hill to be an RA for… https://t.co/Ek43VGV87x
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonElecting people who have firsthand experience with economic hardship can have real policy consequences. https://t.co/e7rDC0rvEB
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonAs @laurinmanning points out, the current interim & former pres of @UofSC, @HarrisPastides, is a literal epidemiolo… https://t.co/nMG2r4J0Up
8/5
2021
.@GOP priorities: 1) walk back clock on American democracy; 2) rewrite & whitewash Am. history; 3) be complicit in… https://t.co/fYgI5pYyNDIncredible DJ set of South African jazz, funk, and soul from Nambuso Mathibela! Will brighten your workday! More lo… https://t.co/Ui6vXkFWey
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonJust watched @maya_sen & @adam_bonica give a book talk/discussion and damn it's good. It's ushering in crucial path… https://t.co/l4dTep9IEj
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @chenderson In March, he said this, so I wasn’t expecting him to cover tonight either, but what a mess for him and… https://t.co/m6HK9hZc5W
8/4
2021
@realtyerush @UofCalifornia Congratulations!On my summer vacation, I interviewed @diddy for the Fall cover of @VanityFair. We talk about how the turn-of-the-ce… https://t.co/luuVvIGbpC
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonI will never forget (unfortunately) the old SC state rep who, standing in the door, said to a powerful female staff… https://t.co/12M0IGKGHSFor fellow California folks, you can easily get an electronic copy of your #COVID19 vaccination record here: https://t.co/hZuPxDuGNt. @AustinMcCoy3 Mostly excited to read cause Tressie wrote it but also looking forward to hearing more about the ideology of Diddy ha @AustinMcCoy3 “Play a part in saving the black race.” Ok, I’ve got to read this! Ha @ChazRotenberg Damn, that’s good @JoeBBayer From the expert himself! See, Twitter is useful!We're hiring! We seek an assistant professor with expertise in American political behavior who can also contribute… https://t.co/0s6dzsKmg0
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonOne benefit of spending all of my free time hanging with the brilliant social media comm theory guy, @JoeBBayer, in… https://t.co/XvigZtDyvLMy folks are not at all bothered by my flight being canceled tomorrow, thus delaying my return to California by a d… https://t.co/bwIlU13aqJWe’re hiring! @TuftsPoliSci is looking for a TT Asst. Prof. in IR. I’m not on the committee but I chair the dept a… https://t.co/hw6do6R0VT
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8/3
2021
BREAKING: Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Ind… https://t.co/WL6aAe8Cjb
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @thejackweller A+ @mattyglesias I just didn’t know we were back in the world of straight men just dropping the f-word on Twitter. That’s all I meant. @mattyglesias What in the world is happening here, Matt?Retweeting this after finding out a couple people I know are still refusing to get vaxxed and feeling sad https://t.co/3nkmpB5g9C
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonFinally read this NYT piece on “smarter parenting.” It felt like reading Greek. It was illegible in so many ways. I… https://t.co/kbUhmtLegw
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8/2
2021
@paul_t_miller He says he’s very soberHehe. My mom just told me she still had the bottle of Bulleit I bought but didn’t finish in 2019. Look at the dust… https://t.co/4IVmNKU7ApMy parents have a dry house, as some of you who follow the #HakeematHome chronicles know. I gave my dad a White Cla… https://t.co/Z3fEA9h0fSY'all, I'm reading an academic paper (Rickford & Rickford) and.... https://t.co/XmZuC1X8HN
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonA reminder that voter id laws are not race-neutral. New paper from @blfraga and @michaelgmiller https://t.co/bBEPrpgCdd @stumbalinaa @henrymcmaster Not dying is the bar? That seems foolish.To save our democracy, President Biden must call on the Senate to reform the filibuster and pass the… https://t.co/PW6Zv58A9r
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonI’m currently in South Carolina. My family lives here. My mother is staff at a public school here. Schools are not… https://t.co/yKmeGCpezV
8/1
2021
Book your appointment here! https://t.co/kgqMzDT4t4 https://t.co/dx5ZDi68qs
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonMusic is the great healer. https://t.co/HPtZxUJef5Stanford's first new school in 70 years will marshal the university's resources to address climate and sustainabili… https://t.co/PRWIajLa0L
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson.⁦@jbouie⁩ gets it exactly right: “At this point in American history, the right to vote is a partisan issue. So, fo… https://t.co/KOjuP18awc @HazelKLarkin @ProfKori Seen and respected!🚨 Job Market Candidate Alert 🚨 Many of y’all know this, but I am hunting for a job this cycle. My name is Dr. Sa-… https://t.co/DZx7hkhy0l
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @dannagal Thoughts, prayers. All of it! @dannagal So much respect! @MRogers097 Course title: On LivingThey have now departed. I’m just going to lie down on the floor until my energy levels return to normal. May get up at some point Sunday. @DFS4114 3! @DowneyDavia Oh, I definitely need an edible. I think we all do right now. @SierraThomander hehe my mom thought “edibles” were “edible arrangements.” I def don’t need fruit right now! @hlw_phd It’s really incredible.I think my nephew’s favorite question is “Why?” and his favorite word is “No.” And his favorite volume is loud. I n… https://t.co/vK9H7rLzBqHanging w/ my beautiful niece and nephew. Parents are superheroes. Y’all really do this all day, every day, all yea… https://t.co/GoBacx1SaV
7/31
2021
@jon_m_rob Today: 110 degree heat index! @jon_m_rob @gelliottmorris Nothing at all. Happy Friday! @yoshikoherrera Totally! Don’t help the bad, incompetent guys. @jon_m_rob @gelliottmorris For sure, though my very sharp criticisms of lots of folks writing and commenting on vot… https://t.co/pd7gnDaIXM @jon_m_rob @gelliottmorris I thought you might. @jon_m_rob @gelliottmorris Perhaps in a democracy they shouldn’t have to, though. @dispositive @vidabjohnson Oh yeah, I’ve got a few colleagues and friends who always support my “no’s” and even con… https://t.co/iZfeRCE3sG @prof_mirya Yes!! @mkguliford Brilliant scholar, great advice giver, very sharp dresser. I wanna be like him when I grow up.Taeku Lee’s advice that I’m working harder to internalize everyday: “Don’t ask if what’s being asked of you is impo… https://t.co/tlBTsV4RtK @ClaireAdida I still need a place to sleep while I’m home! @JoshuaGrubbsPhD I hope my trainer agrees. I think I’ll just skip my chat with him tomorrow.“You can go back to eating almonds and salad when you get back to California.”My folks let me take over kitchen for first few days of being home. Made some tasty healthy meals I’ve been cooking… https://t.co/6DACf0G5d0No one should be as good at Twitter as Astead is. It’s actually upsetting. https://t.co/y5tHkaXTaq
7/30
2021
@edburmila I’m just generally upset currently. Thinking of all the things I could have done with my wasted dollars. SAD! @uwkenmayer Oh, I didn’t hit it big…at least not yet! So, it’s looking like y’all will have to keep hearing from me.Well, that went extremely poorly. My mom says it’s because I bought the tickets from the wrong store. And, no, this… https://t.co/k5jLcLtLOnIf you don’t hear from me again, I hit it big in South Carolina. Also, is this what lighting money on fire feels… https://t.co/zsKAuEOYlMUC Berkeley political science is hiring an Assistant Professor in Latinx politics. I am on the search committee and… https://t.co/Tvf8H6FQ7I
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @TheDapperChef Ha! Don’t be fooled! @sante_howard Just read this to my mom and she asked, “An edible arrangement?”These are such distressingly stupid times. https://t.co/ELlxwrxVtJMy latest op-ed argues that voter suppression doesn’t always anger voters enough to drive up turnout. “Despite th… https://t.co/1kg6kkp23a
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonGet ready for the next round of #MPOSS! https://t.co/d497lVLIJ0 https://t.co/eI611vDpBu https://t.co/mvIYW84oW6
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonA lot of times, “bipartisan agreements” are just as defined by who people in power agree to exclude than include. https://t.co/9o4y3j60fD
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @prof_mirya @ClaireAdida @vbhoyo But I wouldn’t say that in public abt said person, obviously. Would never do that. @prof_mirya @ClaireAdida @vbhoyo Yeah, not great… @matt_blackwell My gen rule is this: I don’t expect compensation for workshops that are truly for benefit of me + t… https://t.co/5k3YbMR2Uu @matt_blackwell My two cents: I don’t expect honoraria for most talks/workshops I do. Increasingly, it seems well-r… https://t.co/RCiAVtomev @ClaireAdida @vbhoyo I would never subtweet a very senior colleague caught up in an unfortunate scandal of denying… https://t.co/8qvYEERtmGApropos of nothing: Not everybody who is an “expert” on race should be trusted on issues of race.
7/29
2021
I respect the reporting here (truly), but the "beloved" framing is part of the problem. It's clear García Peña WAS… https://t.co/sSFqPNF2Mq
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @ProfJonCollins @usdoegov @IESResearch Congratulations! This looks great! @RobbWiller @Bojangles I know how to make them. Lawry’s, sugar, MSG.In the chronicles of #HakeematHome: my mom loves reading the local news out loud. “Man, 45, dead.” “1,100 new coron… https://t.co/45Jw3bDlUWNew York friends, as a @Bojangles enthusiast, I hope you go get some grub while they’re in your hood. https://t.co/ovznhvBLBY📢🚨Happy to announce that our book is finally here! We examine what commonalities exist across successful movements… https://t.co/n7BAC04fPS
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @MairaHayat def something fancier. just keep the veggies fresh until i'm back early next week when you all have all… https://t.co/KVM24eRsxC @MairaHayat woahhh! @mollyereynolds @VincentAB @TJRyan02 @TheDapperChef Exactly! This is what makes the faculty and staff help center a… https://t.co/r5noxgqCPWReally impt thread. I worry about this all, too. https://t.co/I5dvinkzpU @Davin_Phoenix @phwilliams_ This is so awesome on so many levels! @VincentAB @TJRyan02 @TheDapperChef Yep. Many schools give a set of free sessions. That’s how I got to see my therapist at Michigan, too!I have to say: so many Black, queer, first-gen, and working class folx received their PhDs this year (DURING A M*TH… https://t.co/mHm2waQahE
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @Chops310 Congratulations!! @TheDapperChef My first therapy appt was a couple wks after I signed my contract w/ Stanford. Only regret is having… https://t.co/rAVf4JUbET"The panel found 'a preponderance of evidence that the tenure review process was marred by a pattern of discriminat… https://t.co/LGFlFkuh52
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonI started therapy in earnest during my PhD when I received my first R&R and realized my primary emotion was fear th… https://t.co/M8rId8aVKK
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonWhy do peacekeepers deviate from their mandates? New paper w/ @jessdisal and Hannah Smidt, now online at… https://t.co/6Xp4GUIyC6
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7/28
2021

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