Professor Grinstein's research and teaching interests are in corporate finance and corporate governance. Grinstein has been published in several journals, including The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics, The Journal of Financial Intermediation and others. His research has been widely cited in major newspapers such as The Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Forbes, Time, Washington Post, as well as in Congress hearings. Grinstein is the recipient of the Best Paper Award from The Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2006, and the Best Paper in Corporate Finance Award from the Southwestern Finance Association in 2005. He is also the recipient of the Clifford H. Whitcomb faculty fellowship in 2004-2005. Between the years 2006-2007 he visited the Securities and Exchange Commission as a visiting academic scholar.