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Assistant professor of political science @stanfordpolisci. Thought bubbles: Black folks, identity, politics, music, food, beer.

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Joined Twitter 12/15/08


Also note to journalists, this is the only take I have on Kanye running for President. Miss me with all further questions.Note to journalists: There are lots of ordinary Black folk who can teach us a lot abt the contours of Black politic… https://t.co/TVRv0CavAQ
7/5
2020
@mkguliford @nhannahjones @TimWillcutts @Jacsqueeze @shaunking It’s so wild! @JakeMGrumbach Amen!I'll tell ya one thing, the Black American music tradition is the greatest cultural expression that human civilizat… https://t.co/rFNu3hcLnq
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonOn #4thofJuly, I think a lot about those who work to close the gap btw who we are & who we cld be…the real architec… https://t.co/rMNVHbiBN3
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonFor context, this poem was written in Nov 2014 as Black Americans took the streets in Ferguson and elsewhere follow… https://t.co/Z6TYd6KEYrThis #FourthofJuly I want to share a poem I wrote back in 2014, “Unrequited Love.” Its a piece meant to capture the… https://t.co/kJvVjsMBxGGive this a listen this 4th of July: https://t.co/EHVEie60lG I continue to be honored and proud that I get to wor… https://t.co/usn2QVedWP
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonTBC: this is 5mins from where I live When we say defund the police...we also mean the "community bicycle patrol"..… https://t.co/AegtDLXlxG
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7/4
2020
The #PSSistahScholars Zoom Meet-Up is every 2nd Friday from 1-3pm EST. Come join us - it's a supportive & empoweri… https://t.co/QND0SmZh30
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonA Problem for College in the Fall: A Fucked Up National Response That’s Made It Objectively Dangerous to Have In-Pe… https://t.co/go7cByt1IQ
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonSecond verse?! Try first sixteen bars and then it’s off a cliff https://t.co/YGXQzcAuUC
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonAnd this tonight. Can’t deny it: this one is tough to take. https://t.co/rmJlOxnY3t
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @chryllaird Wow
7/3
2020
@Andrew___Baker Same. @mkfeeneyWYO yep.This thread says it all. Black people MUST get credentials. Even with all of the credentials we could possibly ha… https://t.co/xV6BFyhP1F
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonAnd now it is noteworthy to have a positive chance encounter with a Black person? Folks really are trying to Easy B… https://t.co/92AmZsvWZCI expanded this into a short essay that comes out tomorrow, about the structural violence of “municipal hoarding”—m… https://t.co/82jOeUxavL
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @thekinane @APSAtweets @PEP_Tweets_PEP @ArthurLupia Congratulations, friend! I shall have 2 glasses of wine in your… https://t.co/tS12RkONJvI am thrilled and honored to receive the @APSAtweets Edwards award for my dissertation from @PEP_Tweets_PEP! So tha… https://t.co/cqThZ6sMPM
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson#OTD Thurgood Marshall was born. In 1940, he founded @NAACP_LDF & was the architect of the legal strategy behind… https://t.co/cQak6hKCX1
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonI know zoom learning sucks. I understand institutions need money that comes from having students in residence. I ge… https://t.co/UKwb4fh0RiInviting students back to campus in the middle of a global pandemic is one of the stupidest things very smart peopl… https://t.co/75koZiX6rdA rare moment when my research feels relevant. Thanks to ⁦@KuoEnya⁩ and ⁦@bvicunat⁩ for their advice on this note… https://t.co/eK0bBd4dX7
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @LaGina_Gause @BJPolS Amazing!I just had two papers accepted in the same week! The first in @bjpols: “Revealing Issue Salience via Costly Protes… https://t.co/lXtsCytFYq
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @povertyscholar Thank you for inspiring so many of us, & congratulations on your well-deserved tenure! I have learn… https://t.co/pCYahEqGFvToday is my first day as a tenured professor✊🏿I found out back in May, but I did not want to speak it in public unt… https://t.co/KhHf9CMt78
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson37 minutes. That’s how long I was able to bear the Louisiana heat in my car, turned off, with the windows rolled up… https://t.co/Fmwrjx3H5R
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonNot from @TheOnion? https://t.co/hFVgRCw1Qe
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @vcruznichols @PolBehavior @LaGina_Gause @SpencerPiston @UMich @womenalsoknow @POCalsoknow So excited that this is… https://t.co/484UbRnjtdYes! Publication accepted in @polbehavior: “Whitewashing: How Obama Used Implicit Racial Cues as a Defense Against… https://t.co/QQQojyxbHs
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @DTRMasterson Are we now communicating our love for one another via public tweets? I don’t mind. Just figuring out… https://t.co/2dwpAQpCqt
7/2
2020
@YegorLazarev Fantastic news! Congratulations!TY @MattGrossmann! Check out the new #ScienceOfPolitics podcast covering @VeslaWeaver's v impt #PortalsProject (w/… https://t.co/6EOHvSShtm
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonThe folks at @ucsantabarbara are so lucky to have such a brilliant, kind, and fun colleague! I’ve been lucky to hav… https://t.co/5NrqUp61ya“[They] will try to satisfy us with symbolic victories rather than economic equity and real justice.” — Malcolm X https://t.co/JE7rEz6Da1
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonYou shouldn’t be able to get a degree in political science or sociology in America without being required to engage… https://t.co/NVzIfgVv5j
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @maya_sen I am shocked. @scholar_auntie @Stanford .@allysonvhobbs has been advocating for a cluster hire of folks under a broad umbrella of… https://t.co/5eKSC6qN2W
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @scholar_auntie @Stanford .@allysonvhobbs has been advocating for a cluster hire of folks under a broad umbrella of… https://t.co/5eKSC6qN2W @scholar_auntie @Stanford I imagine this is a fight that will continue. You have my support and solidarity in these efforts.
7/1
2020
I am disappointed. The "Impacts of Race in America" is not a field or a discipline. We have a teaching/advising cri… https://t.co/nn2Dd2mCJj
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @renee_bowen_lyn That’s all that was included about the initiative in the email, though I’m sure we’ll be hearing more soon.https://t.co/oRN7PBVx97My position remains the same: If you care abt race & inequality, put your money where your mouth is. Recruit talent… https://t.co/QBuNKQvZGaThere is much work that remains, but this is a good start. An institution that has the wherewithal to lead in this… https://t.co/FvYEouhlSh.@Stanford pres. just shared that, alongside a number of other steps university is taking, including the establishm… https://t.co/fWjjr1T4ES @TJRyan02 Damn.There we go! https://t.co/P9YM4J9Dr4 https://t.co/HawJTch58o
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonOk, I purchased. We'll see how this goes. I'm guessing there's at least a 55 percent chance it happens.Give me the optimism of @sfoutsidelands out here selling festival tickets for Aug 2021. Lineup is dope, so I really… https://t.co/xqVVN93AKtI'm starting this thread on why doing data-driven research in Pakistan is *so* hard. Here I'll document mostly my o… https://t.co/Re55rn4xxA
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @nealemahoney @AlesVoena @Stanford Welcome!Wow. https://t.co/9mfYVRwYsG
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonYour friendly reminder that police influence in politics through campaign contributions is a bipartisan problem, so… https://t.co/85KsVZm0Mb
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonA couple weeks ago, data circulated about share of Black grads in polisci PhD. It doesn’t look good. In an effort t… https://t.co/9oyM7KeIkv
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonThis is a whole Black politics lesson. The descriptive representation-pragmatism tradeoff is exciting to consider.… https://t.co/cZRxYYvPbZFolks should register for this... It will be a conversation you don’t want to miss. https://t.co/qnX61sWfSg
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6/30
2020
Another great piece of scholarship from @JakeMGrumbach! https://t.co/GuDKP8Domo
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonAs promised, some awesome panelists and I are hosting: Career Advice Webinar: How to Apply to Postdocs in Political… https://t.co/EMr9zvJPNa
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonBREAKING: Frosh and sophomores will be allowed to live on campus during fall and summer quarters, and juniors and s… https://t.co/5uT3pT9LU6
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonWhite supremacist violence. https://t.co/fxqv0F0cORRead this from the always brilliant @BlackKory__, a @Stanford undergrad I’ve known and worked with since arriving o… https://t.co/J956X7egZFIt’s why one of my unofficial rules is that the more popular the policy, the more skeptical my outlook on it should be.Many of our various institutions are going to do a fine job developing responses to systemic racism that placate “a… https://t.co/kLJ2qrZodMwell ah, shucky ducky quack quack https://t.co/5oasgdXWhS
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6/29
2020
@bd_highsmith truer words... @EfrenPoliPsy Now you're just showing off, @EfrenPoliPsy! @ChrisPolPsych Yes!!As someone who saves NYT Magazine features for Sunday, I spent some time today with the @nhannahjones cover story.… https://t.co/UzSsvDZeUV
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Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonJust a couple weeks ago, I likened Trump to the white supremacist president Andrew Johnson in an online piece. The… https://t.co/4csO2EBPUo
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @50_Shades0fGreg Yep.Oh, some people finally got the “proof” they needed that the president is a white supremacist. Welcome to the club, y’all.
6/28
2020
whew this story https://t.co/4hx3UuRGXl
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonFor those keeping score at home, the University of South Carolina’s state-of-the-art wellness and fitness center is… https://t.co/5jwNMedcU1🤦‍♀️ Measurement validity is never “out of scope” for a journal that publishes a significant amount of work using t… https://t.co/A678wMCVyI
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @s_soroka @danhrice @UM_CommStudies @MSUAdPR @MSUComArtSci @janvandenbulck Congratulations, @danhrice!!Lucius J. Barker, Trailblazing Scholar of Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, and African American Politics, Forme… https://t.co/MSmwBf21O2
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @BryanTHart Amen. Pay the players!This moment calls for disruption & imagination. I'm here for this thoughtful argument (and the @hakeemjefferson fea… https://t.co/907kDzFIEq
Retweeted by Hakeem Jefferson @pcpeay These people are wild.Oh, also read @maya_sen and @owasow's "Race as a Bundle of Sticks: Designs that Estimate Effects of Seemingly Immut… https://t.co/QzhzgjdyBxAs we conclude our paper examining the work race does in dividing Americans in their responses to police shootings… https://t.co/zqwoiSob4RDummifying race not only leads to problematic interpretations of the meaning of race. It fails to distinguish effec… https://t.co/oT57U1tLO8.@FabianNeuner @jmping & I write abt this as "dummifying race"--the HORRIBLE tendency among scholars to include a r… https://t.co/scAQrnGBw4 @paul_t_miller as a non-sports person, i've no desire to give any coach props, esp. not for meeting such a low bar.… https://t.co/IN89ogBCMU
6/27
2020
For institutions still figuring out how to communicate clearly and effectively that Black Lives Matter, take some n… https://t.co/Kv3KTABPGShttps://t.co/YAiygaB0KcAn incredibly powerful read: “You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument” https://t.co/8QVSzQ1W7K @adam_bonica Just incredible.26th Amendment: “The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall… https://t.co/DVXH4nQru4
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonGOP ㏌ Texas is hellbent on restricting use of mail voting to 65yo+. They worry they can't w㏌ ㏌ a fair contest, so t… https://t.co/EMSDAesbwQFor a closer reading on how to measure the theory of supraindividual racism, check out the @SREJournal hosted by… https://t.co/wgxxegORWt
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonAnother short course on measuring supraindividual racism (a concept connecting the theoretical traditions of `insti… https://t.co/1IoKgJ0Jsy
Retweeted by Hakeem JeffersonAnother short course on measuring structural racism, with a little biographical flavor on it. https://t.co/YwYYiVrk2l
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6/26
2020

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