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Ilana Redstone is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Originally from Amherst, Massachusetts, Professor Redstone 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.
Professor Redstone'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 Redstone's current work focuses on campus climate and viewpoint diversity.
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
Redstone, I., & Villasenor, J. (2020). Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education.
Akresh, I. R., & Frank, R. (2018). Differential Returns? Neighborhood Attainment among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White New Legal Permanent Residents. City and Community, 17(3), 788-807. https://doi.org/10.1111/cico.12313
Frank, R., Akresh, I. R., & Lu, B. (2018). How Do Latino Immigrants Fit into the Racial Order? In D. B. Grusky, & J. Hill (Eds.), Inequality in the 21st Century: A Reader (pp. 329-335). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429499821-57
Akresh, I. R. (2017). Departmental and Disciplinary Divisions in Sociology: Responses from Departmental Executive Officers. American Sociologist, 48(3-4), 541-560. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12108-015-9302-9
Akresh, I. R., Do, D. P., & Frank, R. (2016). Segmented assimilation, neighborhood disadvantage, and Hispanic immigrant health. Social Science and Medicine, 149, 114-121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.12.013