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Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)

The Center for Studies in Higher Education publishes online research papers and essays that reflect multidisciplinary fields, contribute to influencing and expanding the body of research on higher education, and enhance dialogue among educators, policy makers, and the public.

The CSHE Research and Occasional Paper Series (ROPS) includes working papers, original research studies, reflective essays by authors affiliated with CSHE, and major reports generated by CSHE related research projects. Authors are responsible for the content, and the views and interpretations expressed are not necessarily those of CSHE's research staff and other affiliated researchers. Questions regarding the content of individual ROPS contributions and CSHE research reports should be directed to the authors. 

Articles by CSHE-Affiliated Scholars

There are many newspaper and journal articles by CSHE-affiliated scholars available on the internet. We have provided links to many of them from this website.

Books

Books by CSHE scholars are also linked from a list on this site

Chronicle of the University of California

The Chronicle of the University of California was a scholarly journal on the history of the University of California, organized around single themes that presented an inherent longitudinal view of the university's development.

CSHE and SERU Reports

CSHE Reports and SERU Reports are research reports related to major Center-based scholarly and policy-based research  projects. 

Title Author Year Publication typesort ascending
FROM THE GOLDEN AGE TO THE AGE OF AUSTERITY: Planning at the University of California, 1968-1983 by Patricia A. Pelfrey, UC Berkeley, CSHE 8.17 (July 2017) Patricia A. Pelfrey 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
History's Coils: The UC Nuclear Weapons Laboratories by Patricia A. Pelfrey Patricia A. Pelfrey 2018 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Science and the Entrepreneurial University, by Richard C. Atkinson Richard C. Atkinson 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
No College Student Left Behind? by Steven Brint Steven Brint 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Openness and Globalization in Higher Education: The Age of the Internet, Terrorism, and Opportunity Charles M. Vest 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Role of Advanced Placement and Honors Courses in College Admissions, by Saul Geiser and Veronica Santelices Saul Geiser; Veronica Santelices 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
California After Racial Preferences Martin Trow 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A Defining Time: The California State Geological Survey and its Temperamental Leader, Josiah Dwight Whitney, by Karen Merritt, CSHE 9.20 (August 2020) Karen Merritt 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Effective Communication: The 4th Mission of Universities—a 21st Century Challenge by Marcelo Knobel and Liz Reisberg, CSHE 6.22 (July 2022) Marcelo Knobel; Liz Reisberg 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Minority Undergraduate Programs Intended to Increase Participation in Biomedical Careers Anne MacLachlan 2012 Journal Articles
THE EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM TO STIMULATE COMPETITIVE RESEARCH 2013 Journal Articles
Online education platforms scale college STEM instruction with equivalent learning outcomes at lower cost Igor Chirikov; Tatiana Semenova; Natalia Maloshonok; Eric Bettinger; René F. Kizilcec 2020 Journal Articles
Beyond The Master Plan: The Case for Restructuring Baccalaureate Education in California Richard C. Atkinson 2013 Journal Articles
The Allure of Free Tuition John Aubrey Douglass 2020 Journal Articles
Tuition as a Path for Affordability? The Pursuit of a Progressive Tuition Model at the University of California John Aubrey Douglass; Patrick A. Lapid 2018 Journal Articles