Weinstein's research focuses on civic engagement and on K-12 education. Overarching themes in Weinstein's writing include strengthening democratic practice, fostering dialogue across difference, and building equity in education. Weinstein is a member at Brandeis University of the Pluralism Alliance Steering Committee and the Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies Steering Committee. Weinstein was a member of the Louis D. Brandeis 100: Then and Now Organizing Committee, and he is a former member of Brandeis University Experiential Learning Committee.
Features a collection of essays commissioned from anticipants in a 2016 celebration at Brandeis University commemorating the 100th anniversary of the nomination and confirmation of Louis D. Brandeis to the United States Supreme Court, featuring an introduction by the chair of the organizing committee.