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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
Credential Inflation and the Professional Doctorate in California Higher Education, by Thomas J. La Belle Thomas J. La Belle 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Shared Governance at the University of California: An Historical Review John Aubrey Douglass 1998 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Social Circuitry of High Finance: Universities and Intimate Ties Among Economic Elites, by Charlie Eaton and Albina Gibadullina, CSHE 11.20 (September 2020) Charlie Eaton; Albina Gibadullina 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Corporation Of Learning: Nonprofit Higher Education Takes Lessons From Business David L. Kirp 2003 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Engineers Should Have a College Education C. Judson King 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Origins of the Principles for Review of Executive Compensation 1992-93 Patricia A. Pelfrey 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
MASTER PLANNING IN BRAZILIAN HIGHER EDUCATION: Expanding the 3-Year Public College System in the State of São Paulo Renato H. L. Pedrosa 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
EXPLORING CANDIDATES, ELECTIONS, CAMPAIGNS, AND EXPENDITURES IN CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTS, 2004-2010 Patrick Murphy; Max Neiman; Jelena Hasbrouck 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Globalization and Student Learning: A Literature Review and Call for Greater Conceptual Rigor and Cross-Institutional Studies, by Richard J. Edelstein Richard J. Edelstein 2014 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
American Universities in Trumpland​ ​-​ ​Financial​ ​Ruin​ ​Averted? by John​ ​Aubrey​ ​Douglass John Aubrey Douglass 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Former University of California Chancellors Urge New Funding Models for UC Fiat Lux 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Reflections on a Century of College Admissions Tests, by Richard C. Atkinson and Saul Geiser Richard C. Atkinson; Saul Geiser 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Internet as Teenager In Higher Education: Rapid Growth, Transformation, Uncertain but Bright Future Gary Matkin 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Superstars and Rookies of the Year: Faculty Hiring Practices in the Postmodern Age Mary Burgan 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
University Teaching as E-Business? Research and Policy Agendas Diane Harley; Gary Matkin; Michael Goldstein; Sally Johnstone; Peter Lyman; Roger Geiger; Hal Abelson; Vijay Kumar; Robert Lapiner; Phillip B. Stark; Geoffrey Cox; Andy DiPaolo; Julius Zalmanowitz; Kurt Larson 2002 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)