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Ilana Redstone (@irakresh) is my guest. She is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she teaches core sociology courses and a special course called Bigots and Snowflakes: Living in a World Where Everyone Else is Wrong. She is the founder of Diverse Perspectives Consulting, whose mission to improve communication to create a truly inclusive workplace culture. Her research has focused on legal permanent residents in the U.S. She also has written about problems within the discipline of sociology.
She has been a faculty fellow at Heterodox Academy since 2017. She currently manages the HXSociology forum, part of the Heterodox Communities (HxCommunities) initiative. It aims to support and promote a sense of community among heterodox scholars within particular fields of study, particular geographic regions, and other specific academic communities.
Here is a transcript of this episode.
- The silent crisis in the classroom by Ilana Redstone, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) Conference 2019
- New sociology course allows for viewpoint diversity by Sarah O’Beiren, The Daily Illini
- The dangers of defining deviancy up by Ilana Redstone, Quillette
- Articles by Ilana Redstone on Heterodox Academy’s blog
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