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Assistant Professor of Political Science at Utah Valley University. Opinions are my own.

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Joined Twitter 12/14/11


@SpencerJCox I am bummed I missed it but I would probably agree with this. Is this how it went down? Hughes - I a… https://t.co/LQpcUFEAqy @GraceBMueller Does it exist because I would love to know what it is?
6/2
2020
@BrentJSteele1 This is so sad! Never thought it would happen in SLCPowerful words confronting looters in SLC. “This isn’t the answer. This isn’t it. Do it right.” (h/t @lymanwinn1) https://t.co/Yvtt5v035O
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5/31
2020
@alexmiddlewood Mind sharing the recipe? My wife is gluten intolerant and we always like finding new fun things to eat. @DeidreHenderson This is why I am voting for you and @SpencerJCox. I may not agree with everything policy wise but… https://t.co/YZTi7GlINa
5/30
2020
After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency, you have the nerve to feign moral sup… https://t.co/zj5aBuKZfF
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5/29
2020
KFF Poll finds that 48% of adults say that they or someone in their household have postponed or skipped medical car… https://t.co/EPdauPgbMP
Retweeted by Steven Sylvester @PhilipRocco Learned a ton about automatic stabilizers from the Weeds podcast yesterday. Pretty good idea and have… https://t.co/TzhlkNpNuL
5/27
2020
@DeidreHenderson Congrats!!! @WVCUT please explain to me how with West Valley being in the orange stage and still seeing an increase in cases ev… https://t.co/jROQpuxwMp
5/24
2020
2001: anthrax 2003: SARS 2009: H1N1 2014: Ebola 2015: Zika 2020: Covid This pandemic is historic, but health securi… https://t.co/0kSFGl3z4i
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5/23
2020
@KUHoops If I can still get it Sylvester 8 @KUHoops Bummer I am just seeing this now!!!
5/21
2020
@NicholasSClark @SpencerJCox I just registered as a Republican so I could vote for @SpencerJCox. He and Herbert hav… https://t.co/vxe5v8x5Xq
5/16
2020
Super interesting article that is jammed packed with data about what is going on in Utah in regards to COVID-19… https://t.co/p7wKby3pTW
5/10
2020
@BrentJSteele1 Seems like you need a golf escape.
5/9
2020
@THCallaghan When do you get to go back? @Twitter has suspended the official account for the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics. We can't get it reinst… https://t.co/gBfl9vYJsz
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5/7
2020
The number of cases is not the problem,that’s going to come if you test more. What you need to worry about is your… https://t.co/See8nY8gub @BucciSays I thought about assigning a movie a week to line up with the information we were discussing that week. F… https://t.co/rE3pa1ATtu
5/6
2020
I am looking for a short video that discusses federalism issues during a global pandemic. I looked on YouTube but n… https://t.co/WN0gioYgus
5/5
2020
@SpencerJCox Being that you are the SOS, are voters allowed to participate in the democratic presidential primary a… https://t.co/oEBCygaiMH @alexmiddlewood This is super interesting. If you and Mark want to expand this to the US there is a strong possibil… https://t.co/5HByNkh0F4
5/2
2020
I suppose this is one way to get people to not go to the beach. WATCH THE VIDEO!!! https://t.co/KEIo0YoNSvImportant new KFF analysis on COVID-19 in rural America: "While metro counties still have significantly higher case… https://t.co/AJEOLUQBak
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5/1
2020
@BrentJSteele1 @SpencerJCox Iowa has over 6,000 cases. Wow!!! It’s literally the same size as Utah and has almost 2… https://t.co/Y9vUQHHF16
4/30
2020
@jrpjrpjrp Yeah I heard about that but the BYU student I talked to yesterday was not very happy. @jrpjrpjrp I can’t for the life of me understand why BYU just didn’t reschedule for a later time like a lot of coll… https://t.co/XN5MW4LCZ3
4/24
2020
"Partisanship is a helluva drug" can have its limits, especially when a key group in the Republican Party's base (o… https://t.co/14G7LhCdNg
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4/23
2020
A suitable drink for the pandemic https://t.co/rXmvDnOKg6
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4/20
2020
@THCallaghan @PolisciMonica Yeah we don’t have a pre-tenure one and are not even guaranteed one after tenure. You u… https://t.co/k42LENiufM @PolisciMonica Wait your university gives pre-tenure sabbaticals? @BrentJSteele1 @SpencerJCox @DrAngelaCDunn I have been pleased with how Utah has responded. I believe that we will… https://t.co/wlho73q8ko
4/18
2020
@BrentJSteele1 How long did you make the essay be? I am going to assign this to my student in my POLS 1100 course
4/17
2020
@BrentJSteele1 Oh my gosh I do that all the time. You should see sometimes the messages I send. It’s largely becaus… https://t.co/51KyyepMJm @alexmiddlewood I say no every no and then but it doesn’t get ever get easier.
4/16
2020
The US has been consumed with New York, Louisiana, California, Washington, and Michigan (rightfully so) but rural h… https://t.co/W9PQiSTzZD @BrentJSteele1 @zstickney This is so sad! I am so sorry and hope the pup is okay. I saw the pic and he looks so traumatized. @BrentJSteele1 Nooo the cone of shame!!! What happened?
4/14
2020
@LiminalMori You are an old man sir! Hope all is well and you and your family are staying safe. This COVID pandemic… https://t.co/3peTaxC2F7 @LiminalMori Lol that is the correct answer. It baffles me that you would have two space after a period. It just looks weird. @LiminalMori Are you a one space or two space after the period type of person? @jrpjrpjrp 100% agree - the students who are going to cheat are going to cheat. I don’t need to watch them taking a… https://t.co/jSYKJ94wAg
4/11
2020
@GHughesUtah Yeah our state isn’t closed. You just need to sign some paperwork so we know where you are coming from… https://t.co/C6i5pE6qgI
4/10
2020
@emayfarris We are deemed essential
4/5
2020
@alexmiddlewood Maybe this will encourage my department to go fully online for summers now. I feel it’s the only wa… https://t.co/PTp9TMTJl5 @decustecu It’s not a POLS journal but Health Affairs is doing fast turn arounds. If you can find a public health angle it might work. @alexmiddlewood Are you teaching any courses this summer? We are going online as well but I was already teaching on… https://t.co/OYgz7nDuy7Hey friends, first some good news: Utah is now 5th in the nation in testing per capita! Unfortunately like many sta… https://t.co/KoWlaC3Xep
Retweeted by Steven SylvesterRather than open the ACA exchanges, Trump & Alex Azar just announced another plan. People without insurance can g… https://t.co/QSvLdedusi
Retweeted by Steven Sylvester @JennyWilsonUT super happy that the SLC golf courses are open (under modified conditions) but I am a little confuse… https://t.co/cIPS9KE6L6
4/4
2020
Potential good news? It looks like Moderna's vaccine candidate is on track for Phase 2 clinical trials in the next… https://t.co/crhqN6hb3l
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4/3
2020
@katie_zuber I still have deadlines only because I don’t want the students to wait till the last minute to get it done.Excellent work by @DrewLinzer on how COVID-19 is impacting people’s lives and how those feelings are influencing th… https://t.co/yjONyhVOGv
4/1
2020
@SaltLakeHealth @SummitCountyHD @BearRiverHealth I am talking more about @UCHD. Considering that a lot of people wh… https://t.co/5aTT5jPvF3 @SaltLakeHealth It will be interesting to see if other counties follow suit. It seems it would be pretty ineffectiv… https://t.co/r1UF9AXGS7Online teaching: Week 3 https://t.co/6WBfuGjs8S
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3/30
2020
Thank you for taking @GovHerbert's #StayHome directive seriously. We’re saving lives, and we’re getting through thi… https://t.co/yV8gr4Ync8
Retweeted by Steven SylvesterGrateful for all who are doing their part to emphasize that this is the time to #StaySafe #StayHome https://t.co/RIl9O5kXqc
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3/29
2020
@LiminalMori Totally agree. I was prepared for a 14 day “stay at home” order and now that we are not doing makes me… https://t.co/MRfji6lUDn @LiminalMori I totally agree - I can be convinced but elites need to tell us how we are doing on hospital resources… https://t.co/kD7iTSEaNm @LiminalMori Herbert punted on this and left it to the local governments. That’s not a good characteristic of a lea… https://t.co/ew9WfP8q0N @mbarber83 What are the reasons you think Herbert pretty much punted on the “stay at home order”? Maybe we should g… https://t.co/PLLY5I0ks2
3/28
2020
@emayfarris https://t.co/WoZFyf4nZb @LilyMasonPhD So sad!!! 😞 @alexmiddlewood I know the feeling. I finally got caught up today as well.
3/27
2020
@THCallaghan That’s the “Dad take me outside” look.Interested in anti-vax thinking and strategies to improve vaccination rates? Then read this story about my recent p… https://t.co/rLdTucWRt6
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3/26
2020
@UtahCoronavirus would you be able to give us a graph of how we are doing with flattening the curve?Good morning friends. Let’s all look for our better angels today. Take breaks from social media and the news. Exerc… https://t.co/f6VKMKNKMj
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Retweeted by Steven SylvesterExcellent thread on how I times of crisis and high anxiety we seek to understand the phenomenon we are dealing with… https://t.co/vjAJQYf9cW
3/25
2020
So my university does not have Zoom and is forcing me to use Teams (which I have no idea how to use). Has anyone pu… https://t.co/GXRukXPEpRNew #OKstatepolisci research by Dr @matt_motta - check it out! https://t.co/rJRLtApAIF
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3/24
2020
PSA: If you got accepted to @APSAtweets APSA 2020, PLEASE accept or reject your participation. Your section chairs… https://t.co/UZWxs7Vrfy
Retweeted by Steven SylvesterThat movie Contagion has been pretty spot on so far, except they failed to see that the conspiracy-spreading nut jo… https://t.co/5TmDYHXMLT
Retweeted by Steven SylvesterWatch the below video for what NOT to do. Parents, please help your missionaries strictly follow all self-isolati… https://t.co/arLqOLSst7
Retweeted by Steven SylvesterLet’s listen and try to practice as much social distancing as possible. https://t.co/zo17MrAnSmGreat news! My new article with @klunztrujillo, @THCallaghan, and @matt_motta is out in @PRQjournal. In this articl… https://t.co/cuiGtvSzzD
3/23
2020
@UtahCoronavirus has there been a discussion about doing a “stay at home” order for the next 14 days? California ha… https://t.co/PPlU7U91IDAnd this folks is why I am not doing live classes. https://t.co/U9U4IkipPz @SPPQJournal There is a paper looking at the institutional capacity of a state and how they responded to the crisis… https://t.co/AlBg2jYleT
3/22
2020
@GHughesUtah I don’t agre with you on very many things when it comes to policy but what you talked about in this vi… https://t.co/Qz1KWCnjoV
3/20
2020
@AdamSchefter @espn Problem is that normal every day folks will not get tested for the same type of symptoms that… https://t.co/lEfKNQAdCzAcademic friends: if you haven't yet encountered this wonderful thread...take a moment, open and quiet your mind, a… https://t.co/uuMLo920s0
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3/19
2020
What tips do you guys have to work productively from home? I have never really been able to and still can go on cam… https://t.co/t7NSbIqCFf @BrentJSteele1 No we are without power @BrentJSteele1 Yeah we are good. I was actually driving to UVU and thought the wind just blew me a little but then… https://t.co/PuRAAtpive @BrentJSteele1 You and your family okay?So to add to the Covid-19 pandemic SLC, just had a 5.7 earthquake. Crazy times!!!! @eddiebrown32 Yeah there was a 5.7 earthquake in Magna
3/18
2020
@Delta I thought you were not charging change or cancelation fees? Just tried canceling my flight online (so that I… https://t.co/4yKc4K4kFO
3/17
2020
@wwwehde @MPSAnet I have the same issue. Not sure what I’ll be doing yet.
3/16
2020
Given skepticism about seriousness of #COVID19 on the right, Newt's msg could have persuasive power. Several… https://t.co/M2b1LkU1bs
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3/15
2020
Just some food for thought for my fellow academic colleagues who are now having to switch to an online format. Cour… https://t.co/Id4XJrpxT1 @alexmiddlewood Horrible time to measure the effectiveness of online learning. @DominicDWells You are better man than I. I hadn’t even started yet. Heard anything about AP grading? I am not goin… https://t.co/qpuKm2cz67
3/14
2020
@thekinane I’m so sorry about this - this sucks! Is it possible for you to do is next year? I know that I walked al… https://t.co/YPA5HtRSZ6
3/13
2020

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