YPP Network Description

The MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) formed out of recognition that youth are critical to the future of democracy and that the digital age is introducing technological changes that are impacting how youth develop into informed, engaged, and effective actors.

Emily Weinstein

Emily Weinstein is a research assistant on the Good Participation Project. She is an advanced doctoral student in Human Development and Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is also a Harvard Presidential Scholar and a Spencer Foundation/HGSE Early Career Scholar in New Civics. Emily’s research interests include investigating the ways that new media are changing the landscape of expression, communication, relationships and participation for youth. Emily earned her B.S. from Cornell University and her M.Ed. from Harvard Graduate School of Education.