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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
First Clark Kerr Lecture: DYNAMICS OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES Neil Smelser 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
TO GROW OR NOT TO GROW? A Post-Great Recession Synopsis of the Political, Financial, and Social Contract Challenges Facing the University of California John Aubrey Douglass 2013 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The One University Idea and its Futures by Patricia A. Pelfrey Patricia A. Pelfrey 2016 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Financing EU Student Mobility: A Proposed Credit Union Scheme for Europe, by Cécile Hoareau Cécile Hoareau 2010 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)
Race, Income, and College in 25 Years: Evaluating Justice O'Connor's Conjecture Alan Krueger; Jesse M. Rothstein; Sarah Turner 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Straight Talk on Student Loans, by Robert Shireman Robert Shireman 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A Social Contract Between the Public Higher Education Sector and the People of South Africa, by Ahmed C. Bawa Ahmed C. Bawa 2000 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
South Korea's Higher Education System Through California Eyes by John Aubrey Douglass CSHE 4.20 (May 2020) John Aubrey Douglass 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
University-Industry Relations In The Market For Online Courses And Degrees Steven G. Brint; Katrina Paxton-Jorgenson; Eric Vega 2003 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India and the US: A Study in Contrasts Asha Gupta 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Universities, the US High Tech Advantage, and the Process of Globalization John Aubrey Douglass 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
TRENDS AND INNOVATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM: Worldwide, Latin America and in the Caribbean Francisco López Segrera 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
THE FACULTY PROMOTION AND MERIT SYSTEM IN CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES:THE CASES OF WUHAN UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS Cristina González; Yamin Liu; Xiaoling Shu 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Thoughts on the History of University Systems in the U.S., by Robert Berdahl Robert Berdahl 2014 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)