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.