Ilana Redstone Akresh
Ilana Redstone Akresh is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Originally from Amherst, Massachusetts, Professor Akresh obtained her BA at the University of New Hampshire and her Ph.D in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has been at the University of Illinois since 2005.
- Viewpoint diversity
Professor Akresh's work has focused on legal permanent residents to the United States. Using a quantitative analytic approach, she has addressed questions surrounding a variety of dimensions of immigrant adaptation to the U.S.
She has also written on the discipline of Sociology and the divisions therein.
Professor Akresh's current work focuses on campus climate and viewpoint diversity.
- PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
- SOC 280, Introduction to Social Statistics
- SOC 485, Intermediate Social Statistics
- SOC 163, Social Problems
- SOC 396, Bigots and Snowflakes: Living in a World Where Everyone Else is Wrong