Hanke B. van den Ende

Research Analyst

Hanke de Vries–van den Ende is a research analyst working on Partnering for Excellence, a program to improve the integration of child mental health services into child welfare, and Resilience and Learning, a partnership with the Public School Forum to develop and implement a trauma-sensitive school model in North Carolina. She is involved in data analysis, focus groups, writing monthly reports and co-writing scientific papers.

Van den Ende is originally from The Netherlands and came to Durham with her husband who had a job opportunity here. Before joining the Center, she was a lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, where she taught philosophy of education, global views on parenting and growing up, and social diversity, among other topics. Prior to teaching, she was a researcher in this field.

Research interests:

  • Parenting across cultures and global views on growing up / anthropology of children and youth
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Child wellbeing and human flourishing
  • Juvenile Justice


  • MSc, Pedagogical Sciences in Philosophy of Education, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • BSc, Pedagogical Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands