Emily Weinstein


Dr. Emily Weinstein studies how social media shape the social, emotional, and civic lives of kids and teens. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard University, where she works at Project Zero and with the Nock Lab. Dr. Weinstein previously served as an Instructor at Harvard Graduate School of Education to teach the university's first course on "Adolescents and Social Media." She also co-developed Common Sense Media's Connecting Families program and continues to work regularly with school and families. Her research appears in academic journals including Journal of Adolescent Research, New Media & Society, International Journal of Communication, and Computers in Human Behavior. Her work has also been covered by popular publications such as TIME Magazine, The Atlantic, and The Boston Globe. Dr. Weinstein holds a master's degree in Prevention Science & Practice and a doctorate in Human Development & Education, both from Harvard University.