1937 – Weinstein was born in New York.
1966 – He taught at Smith College.
1981 – He moved to Georgetown University.
1982 – He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies.
1982 – He was a member of the Foreign Policy Association’s Editorial Advisory Board.
1983 – He served on the U.S. delegation to the UNESCO-sponsored International Program for the Development of Communication.
1984 – He was a professor.
1985 – Weinstein was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace and Chairman of its Education and Training Committeel.
– He was a Professor of History at Boston University.
1993 – He is Chairman of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library’s Advisory Council. He chaired the annual "Global Panel" in the Netherlands.
– He was a founding officer of the Strasbourg-based International Institute for Democracy.
– He served as President of The Center for Democracy.