Thoreau College Podcast

Episode 21 – Professor Ilana Redstone – The Mill Institute at the University of Austin

Ilana Redstone outlines her work and approach towards tackling polarization on college campuses and beyond.

Ilana Redstone is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a Founding Faculty Fellow at UATX, and the Faculty Director of The Mill Center at UATX. She is the co-author of “Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education” and the creator of the “Beyond Bigots and Snowflakes” video series. She is the founder of Diverse Perspectives Consulting and has a joint Ph.D. in demography and sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

The University of Austin, Texas (UATX): https://www.uaustin.org/

The Mill Institute at UATX: https://www.uaustin.org/mill

Diverse Perspectives Consulting: https://diverseperspectivesconsulting.com/

Beyond Bigots and Snowflakes: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDBD1QdLvr8CiEL7-vyWdyB7s9lc7Nsrl

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