William Schmitt | Feb. 28, 2014 | Notre Dame News
Mark Berends, a University of Notre Dame professor of sociology who directs the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity in the Institute for Educational Initiatives, has been named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
The AERA Fellows Program honors education researchers who have substantial research accomplishments, conveys the association’s commitment to excellence in research and emphasizes the importance of sustaining excellent research in the field.
The selection of Berends to join the AERA’s 2014 Class of Fellows was based on nomination by his peers and approval of the AERA Council. It was announced in mid-February.