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Ann Primus Berends

Associate Director, Education, Schooling, & Society

Ann Primus Berends has written and edited works in the fields of education, spirituality, and business. These include volumes of research, education manuals, workshop and retreat materials, Bible studies, newsletters, policy and procedures handbooks, investment prospectuses, and employee development programs. Additionally, she has worked in a range of ministries including children's literacy, college student outreach, and life skills training for adults with special needs.

Prior to joining the Notre Dame family, she was a research project manager and book editor at Vanderbilt University’s National Center on School Choice. She served as an associate director of ACE Advocates and a member of ACE’s communications team before becoming associate director of the Education, Schooling, and Society minor.

Select publications

  • Berends, M., Primus, A., & Springer, M. (Eds.) (In press). Handbook of Research on School Choice—2nd Edition. New York: Routledge.
  • DelFra, L., & Primus Berends, A. (Eds.) (2017). 5 Minutes with the Psalms and the Wisdom Books. Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press.
  • Hallinan, M., & Primus Berends, A. (2015). Seeking God: A Memoir. Notre Dame: Alliance for Catholic Education Press.
  • DelFra, L., & Primus Berends, A. (Eds.) (2014). 5 Minutes with the Saints: More Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers. Notre Dame: Ave Maria Press.
  • DelFra, L., & Primus Berends, A. (Eds.) (2011). 5 Minutes with Christ: Spiritual Nourishment for Busy Teachers (Fr. Lou DelFra, co-editor), Ave Maria Press, 2011.
  • Berends, M., Cannata, M., & Goldring, E. (Eds.) (Primus, A., Vanderbilt University Managing Editor) (2011). School Choice and School Improvement. Cambridge: Harvard Education Press.
  • Berends, M., Springer, M., Ballou, D., & Walberg, H. (Eds.) (2009) (Primus, A., Vanderbilt University Managing Editor). Handbook of Research on School Choice—1st Edition. New York: Routledge.
  • Berends, M., Springer, M., & Walberg, H. (Eds.) (2008). (Primus, A., Vanderbilt University Managing Editor). Charter School Outcomes. New York: Routledge. 

Contact

  • 574-631-1672