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Mel Pavlik @mel_pavlik Detroit, MI

PoliSci PhDing at @Yale; analyzing conflict at @ACLEDinfo. Political uprisings, international security, mass atrocities, maps. Metro-Detroit native.

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Joined Twitter 7/15/16


Just a little shout out to the @acledinfo US team who, with @roudabehkishi direction, made a little dream we had a… https://t.co/K2OrboIf7K
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7/9
2020
@travisbcurtice 🎉🎉🎉I am definitely over liberals being less fired up about this humanitarian crisis than Marco Rubio. Domestic chaos w… https://t.co/KIzkMA583v
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @HilaryMatfess Go ahead and save your energy for the next twitter meltdown
7/8
2020
You think "great power competition" means building a 900-ship Navy and putting an ICBM in every backyard, but it re… https://t.co/vCt5aU3a7a
Retweeted by Mel Pavliknature is healing https://t.co/hxzNDqqTNv
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @AlbertsonB2 3) as retribution for other countries refusing entry to US travelers because of our terrible covid response?
7/7
2020
@azelin Happy birthday! 🎉Any university that doesn’t immediately find a work-around to allow international students to stay on F1 visas in A… https://t.co/Ma88UVk1mm
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @annabellehutch @_sarahkhan Well, it will depend actually on whether the Department has an in-person class, which t… https://t.co/1YzHLBLDpB @_sarahkhan Holding our collective breath for some institutional push-back 😬 thank you so much Professor - I’ll rel… https://t.co/6Ar12EKIHp @_sarahkhan I am in a group chat with the 2020 Poli Sci cohort - we are all panicking, and have heard literally nothing from the department.
7/6
2020
I wonder if the UK will contract the same private prison firm they STILL use to detain migrants/dv victims/asylum s… https://t.co/1oeUFUg0lq
6/28
2020
@KevinBaum013 @jordanlperkins long time listener, first time reply-guy @cobrienudry And what a GOOD GIRL they are for that BIGGGG STRETTTTCHIf I don’t tell my cats I love them 30-60 times a day I will perish
Retweeted by Mel PavlikOooooh yes you can https://t.co/z2GymDiUXZ @jordanlperkins Hello this is your worst tweet
6/26
2020
You can just say volk. https://t.co/bftRY3yEpP
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @cobrienudry Yessssss I was wondering if it would be distasteful to bring my socialist propaganda posters to the ap… https://t.co/86TEIBXxPY
6/25
2020
@travisbcurtice @USIP Looking forward to it - feel no need to rush; things are crazy rn I know. Congrats on this huge accomplishment! @travisbcurtice @USIP I cannot wait for this!! @sarahliz511 ❤️ we need to play zoom games again soon!The fun thing about living at home is that it’s like a totally different language. for instance when my mother says… https://t.co/xgIO0C8p2G
6/24
2020
@ElizabethofNYC the good news is that I was eventually able to spend over $100 in return for three (3) vials!! so..… https://t.co/PNH9T3Zk6jThe U.S. is great because even during a pandemic you can still spend several hours driving from Walmart to Walmart… https://t.co/H7dB7H1KRo @jordanlperkins This u? https://t.co/eUzPy5J8Ctwhite people i understand this will be hard to hear but we’re gonna have to talk about that toto song sooner or later
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6/23
2020
@joshuaclov3r Okay this is my Sunday now, amazingNow is an excellent time to browse through W.E.B. du Bois’ poignant, gorgeous, pioneering data visualizations on sl… https://t.co/bk0M8SLsFi
6/21
2020
@ElizabethofNYC @uchicagocwa @UChicago CONGRATULATIONS! I am so excited and so proud of you 😍 @joaneleanor_ Girl lol
6/19
2020
The ahistorical girlboss eighteenth century tyrant genre is one of neoliberalism’s underrated cultural products. https://t.co/eEj094fDPQ
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6/18
2020
@Gregoire_Philli How does it. get worse. EVERY TIME @HeerJeet It’s at least A LITTLE BIT that Trump says this stuffI actually DID have “U.S. President thinks concentration camps for Ethnoreligious minorities are good, actually” on my 2020 bingo cardexcuse me https://t.co/327ys24OhZ
6/17
2020
@joaneleanor_ @threadreaderapp unroll this great thread for me plzz!!
6/15
2020
@sarahmanavis G here: Panache high impact is the only way. Ran a marathon without literally INJURING my ribcage.we deserve more elegant metaphors https://t.co/fvisbOGYw9
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @ColinMoreshead This literal exact thing happened to me today, cool it autocorrect
6/14
2020
@joaneleanor_ @littleoldlady__ “Self care! Buy a mud mask! Buy a ski mask! Rob a bank!” inject this into my VEINS
6/11
2020
62.5 tonnes, with a combat ready weight of 75.0 tonnes with add-on armour modules. https://t.co/3zD6gyNQcO
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6/10
2020
hey guys, in the market for beloved moral leaders after my first two choices—Harvard Straussian masculinity theoris… https://t.co/M8FDxde20Z
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6/9
2020
All Cops Are Boats. https://t.co/AlpZkDfT7O
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @sophie_e_hill Thank god for you Sophie https://t.co/MnZZU4KCdy
6/5
2020
@mel_pavlik @VersoBooks Thank you for sharing the book. The dedication was inspired by this image during the… https://t.co/nknrALt11V
Retweeted by Mel PavlikThank youuuuu @VersoBooks for your amazing sale last month - I just happened to pick up ‘Tear Gas: From the Battlef… https://t.co/c1AjrcOPSxAntifa is an organization in the same way that "people who hate the Dave Mathews Band" is an organization
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @joshuaclov3r Jumping on this - would LOVE a pdf versionfrench people do this shit when their ruling class comes after their four hour lunch breaks or whatever and that’s… https://t.co/HZR8aQ7gpu
Retweeted by Mel PavlikShortly after Trump was elected, I wrote a piece arguing that my former students should be willing to work for the… https://t.co/ZE7sqGjhps
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6/3
2020
About the the risk of COVID from the protests. Please note that, to date, there are very few known cases of outdoor… https://t.co/p1zBGLIq9H
Retweeted by Mel PavlikIf you want to support black journalists/coverage of racial injustice, here’s the donation page for the… https://t.co/ywL1EzjRgk
Retweeted by Mel PavlikPDF FOR THE WRETCHED OF THE EARTH BY FRANZ FANON: https://t.co/GWEbvgjZ7w
Retweeted by Mel PavlikReminder: the debate at the core of all of this is anti-racist protesters saying police commit acts of violence wit… https://t.co/jwQvHUdEjF
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6/2
2020
We are losing something today. https://t.co/IwuOdUARoh
Retweeted by Mel PavlikThis is a regime that is holding more than a million Muslims in concentration camps. https://t.co/xXgxANC2YZ
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6/1
2020
Octavio Paz: "There is another world, in this one." EM Cioran: "There is no other world, not even this one." Paul… https://t.co/phYL4ukvgz
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5/31
2020
'unlimited power of our Military' what a normal thing to say https://t.co/P5epvLKNO4 @realemilyattack Lookin badass as hell 😎 @berniebromanny MTA union has confirmed this is the official position of all bus drivers in the city: https://t.co/RtR1JlhPUZ
Retweeted by Mel PavlikThese are not stories of hostility toward the press. They are stories of police impunity
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @jaidendweeb @radioheadass ❤️
5/30
2020
@scottjshapiro please godThe reason the president threatened mass murder in response to looting is the same reason the police thought they c… https://t.co/M717PiMWdf
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5/29
2020
@ahsanrp_raja ‘Terrorism’ is problematic too! Power will always use loaded terms to delegitimize. But here, the pro… https://t.co/WgfGnr6RqqUsing the descriptor “riot” to describe destruction during a demonstration is, actually, useful. What ISN’T useful… https://t.co/u0sa4FlY7K
5/28
2020
Mob violence (violence by spontaneous groups, at most crudely armed) has risen worldwide in the weeks following the… https://t.co/7KAfyA7oFf
5/26
2020
Radicalising all my friends by getting them to read Mouffe & watch Midsommar. Soon we will wage our Left-Populist… https://t.co/rt2gxtlAzm
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5/23
2020
@cobrienudry ALWAYS. But it’s a widely held belief even beyond our apartment 🤩Cleo is amazing. Last week I didn’t know how to webscrape? and now I somehow DO? I learned so much in such a short… https://t.co/UmHvMKdIqoAs #Pakistan eases #coronavirus restrictions, political violence and protest activity is returning to pre-pandemic… https://t.co/h5JDePxuLi
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @janeplyons @causalinf Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea (Blyth) is fantastic. So is the Structues of Ever… https://t.co/nO9pqjPqRU
5/21
2020
The theme of my twitter this week is FAMILY BIRTHDAYS and GENOCIDE @CatePavlik is a brilliant thoughtful incredible superhero and is NOT 18 today she is still TWELVE and a BABY I rej… https://t.co/WTaOPxkr55This is terrible. The U.S. will lose a great deal of talent, innivation, advancement, and discovery. https://t.co/Ht6J6Qyktn
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5/20
2020
It’s my little brother’s birthday and I am in charge of the cake. It is from a box and the theme is sprinkles https://t.co/gzn8wL3KA6we aren't All In This Together, actually https://t.co/fgw13B3WOh
5/18
2020
@baobaofzhang Congratulations, you are amazing, and also is that a ReMarkable 🤩
5/17
2020
Inspired by this absolute embarrassment of a travel article on Xinjiang, a short thread of mass atrocities as paren… https://t.co/pqfEH5qJTP
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @kareem_carr I can’t breathe
5/16
2020
@pklinkne @Mapbox has all the shapefiles ready to go! https://t.co/KqwVcbBfGc
5/15
2020
Video 2 - which shows you how to use @tableaupublic software to make visuals and analyze ACLED conflict data - is o… https://t.co/ELPIyytwAk @ProfGeo100 The absolute highest compliment 🤩 @antrobin_ @ACLEDINFO Today, I expect! 🍾 @LeahMarieLucas1 Stay tuned for part 2 (also subtitled, never fear) - on how to use @tableaupublic to analyze the d… https://t.co/UPIOTANsWv
5/13
2020
Would you like to listen to me explain how to use and analyze ACLED data for 25min? No? Lucky for you I added subti… https://t.co/X7G5cJRNdt
5/12
2020
@ethantmiles https://t.co/f23yrCOmGJ
5/10
2020
Need something to fret about this weekend? May I recommend the skyrocketing repression of civilians in Uganda? https://t.co/sWWz4HsLBU
5/9
2020
Cool cool cool cool cool https://t.co/uL4qLa85my
5/8
2020
@sarahliz511 cheating, that's at least 5.5 people + oliver!
5/4
2020
don’t cross a picket line today https://t.co/KFmhRrBOKj
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @rebeccajwolfe Good news: more great, valuable work from @ACLEDINFO & @mel_pavlik . Bad news: my pessimism is warranted.
Retweeted by Mel PavlikI write every one of my papers in D MAJOR https://t.co/Sw5iSceuOv
Retweeted by Mel Pavlik @rebeccajwolfe @franceszbrown Alas, we must always listen to FrancesPerhaps counterintuitively, many conflicts haven’t paused because of the pandemic - in most countries, armed, organ… https://t.co/qBRpuPU6Hg
5/1
2020
@HilaryMatfess @_danigilbert Hilary I'm not fucking joking I had this EXACT DREAM
4/29
2020

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