Job title: 
Senior Research Fellow
Bio/CV: 

John Aubrey Douglass is Senior Research Fellow - Public Policy and Higher Education at the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of California - Berkeley. He is the author of the book, The New Flagship University: Changing the Paradigm from Global Ranking to National Relevancy (Palgrave Macmillan), The Conditions for Admissions (Stanford Press 2007), The California Idea and American Higher Education (Stanford University Press, 2000; published in Chinese in 2008), and with Jud King and Irwin Feller (ed) Globalization’s Muse: Universities and Higher Education Systems in a Changing World (Public Policy Press, 2009).

Among the research projects he co-founded is the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium – a group of major research universities in the US and internationally, with members in China, Brazil, South Africa, the Netherlands and Russia. He is also the editor of the Center's Research and Occasional Paper Series (ROPS), sits on the editorial board of international higher education journals in the UK, China, and Russia, and serves on the international advisory boards of a number of higher education institutes.

He has been a Visiting Professor at Amsterdam University College (a unit of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije University of Amsterdam), at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil), at Sciences Po (Paris) and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (OxCHEPS).

Scholarly publications include articles in Higher Education, the European Journal of Education Higher Education Quarterly, the Journal of California Politics and Policy, Higher Education Policy and Management (OECD), Higher Education Policy (journal of the IAU), BOOM (a journal on California politics and culture), Perspectives (UK), Change Magazine, California Monthly, Minerva,The Journal of Policy History, History of Education Quarterly, andThe American Behavioral Scientists.

Current research interests are focused on comparative international higher education, including the influence of globalization, the role of universities in economic development, science policy as a component of national and multinational economic policy, strategic issues related to developing mass higher education, and studies related the SERU Consortium survey data that assesses the student experience in major research universities.

He also serves as a consultant on issues related to institutional strategic planning, access and academic program quality assurance. Prior to coming to CSHE and Berkeley, he served as the chief policy analyst for the University of California's Systemwide Academic Senate and held teaching and research positions at the University of California - Santa Barbara campus.

Publications

John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2017
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2015
John Aubrey Douglass; Cécile Hoareau; Richard J. Edelstein
Journal Articles, 2014
John Aubrey Douglass; Chun-Mei Zhao
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2013
John Aubrey Douglass
Journal Articles, 2013
Richard Edelstein; John Aubrey Douglass
Journal Articles, 2013
Richard J. Edelstein; John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2012
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2012
John Aubrey Douglass; Richard J. Edelstein
Journal Articles, 2012
John Aubrey Douglass; Gregg Thomson; Chun-Mei Zhao
Journal Articles, 2012
John Aubrey Douglass; Gregg Thomson; Chun-Mei Zhao
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2012
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2010
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2010
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2009
John Aubrey Douglass; Richard Edelstein
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2009
Gregg Thomson; John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2009
John Aubrey Douglass; Ruth Keeling
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2008
John Aubrey Douglass; Gregg Thomson
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2008
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2008
C. Judson King; John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2007
C. Judson King; John Aubrey Douglass; Irwin Feller
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2007
John Aubrey Douglass; Heinke Roebken; Gregg Thomson
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2007
Steven G. Brint; John Aubrey Douglass; Richard Flacks; Gregg Thomson; Steve Chatman
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2007
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2005
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2005
David Ward; John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2005
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2005
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2004
Richard Flacks; Gregg Thomson; John Aubrey Douglass; Kyra Caspary
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2004
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 2002
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 1999
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 1998
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 1998
John Aubrey Douglass
Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS), 1997

CONTACT

Email: douglass@berkeley.edu
Phone: (510) 643-9211
Fax: (510) 643-6845
Office:
Center for Studies in Higher Education
University of California, Berkeley
771 Evans Hall, MC 4650
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720