CSHE has many different kinds of publications. Using the search filters on this page, you can browse all publications at once, or just a certain type, such as:

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 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 descending
Implementing Strategic Budgeting Models for Colleges and Universities, by James A. Hyatt, CSHE 14.20 (December 2020) James A. Hyatt 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
ROPS Special Thematic Issue: Neo-Nationalism and Universities Updates 2023 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A Brief On Improving UC Intercampus Articulation: Creating A Model For Articulation And Matriculation Agreements John Aubrey Douglass 1998 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Report: Public Trust In Higher Education and A Media Review Of Press Articles In California Warren H. Fox; Sarah Earl-Novell 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Opportunity in a Democratic Society: Race and Economic Status in Higher Education Richard C. Atkinson; Patricia A. Pelfrey 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Neoliberalism, Performance Measurement, and the Governance of American Academic Science Irwin Feller 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
BEYOND THE MASTER PLAN: The Case for Restructuring Baccalaureate Education in California Saul Geiser; Richard C. Atkinson 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Board Governance of Public University Systems: Stresses and Needs, by C. Judson King C. Judson King 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
CLARK KERR AND THE CALIFORNIAN MODEL OF HIGHER EDUCATION Simon Marginson 2014 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Pathways for Improving Doctoral Education – Using Data in the Pre- and Post-COVID Era John Aubrey Douglass; Igor Chirikov 2021 SERU Reports
Education's Abiding Moral Dilemma: Merit and Worth in the Cross-Atlantic Democracies, 1800-2006 by Sheldon Rothblatt (2007) Sheldon Rothblatt 2007 Books
Neo-Nationalism and Universities: Populists, Autocrats and the Future of Higher Education John Aubrey Douglass Books
The University of California: Creating, Nurturing, and Maintaining Academic Quality in a Public University Setting by C. Judson King (January 2018) C. Judson King 2018 Books
A Brief History of the University of California by Patricia A. Pelfrey (2004) Patricia A. Pelfrey 2004 Books
The Gold and the Blue, Volume Two A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949–1967, Political Turmoil by Clark Kerr (2003) Clark Kerr 2003 Books