Dr. Emily Weinstein is a senior researcher at Project Zero and a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Weinstein studies the intersections of networked technologies with the social, emotional, and civic lives of adolescents and emerging adults. Her research on digital technologies draws on a variety of methodological approaches, including digital post analyses, interviews, surveys, focus groups, and experiments.

Dr. Weinstein's published work appears in interdisciplinary journals, including New Media & Society, Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Adolescent Research, and International Journal of Communication. Her first book, Behind Their Screens: What Teens Are Facing (And Adults Are Missing), is forthcoming from The MIT Press (Weinstein & James, 2022)

 In Spring 2022, she is teaching the new course, Digital Dilemmas: Adolescents Behind Their Screens (T510A).

Outside of her academic research, Emily regularly works with schools and families to remagine supports for digital life. She is also a longtime collaborator of Common Sense Education, where she has worked on the development of free programs and resources related to digital citizenship. She holds a Master's degree (Ed.M.) in Prevention Science and Practice and a Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Human Development and Education, both from Harvard University, and a B.S. from Cornell University.