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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 descending
Executive Compensation at the University of California: An Alternative View, by Patricia A. Pelfrey Patricia A. Pelfrey 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Influence of Academic Values on Scholarly Publication and Communication Practices Diane Harley; Sarah Earl-Novell; Jennifer Arter; Shannon Lawrence; C. Judson King 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
"Rigorous Courses" and Student Achievement in High School Robert Shireman 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
On the Challenge of Writing a University History: The University of Oslo Edgeir Benum 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Neo-Nationalism and Universities in Europe, by Marijk Van der Wende, CSHE 7.20 (June 2020) Marijk Van der Wende 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Trust, Markets And Accountability In Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective Martin Trow 1996 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Academic Freedom And The Research University Richard C. Atkinson 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Universities and the Entrepreneurial State: Politics and Policy and a New Wave of State-Based Economic Initiatives John Aubrey Douglass 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Science and Its Discontents: An Evolutionary Tale Donald Kennedy 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)
NORM-REFERENCED TESTS AND RACE-BLIND ADMISSIONS: The Case for Eliminating the SAT and ACT at the University of California by Saul Geiser, UC Berkeley CSHE 15.17 (December 2017) Saul Geiser 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Exploring Funding Options for the University of California by John Aubrey Douglass John Aubrey Douglass 2018 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
THE ACADEMIC DEVOLUTION? Movements to Reform Teaching and Learning in US Colleges and Universities, 1985-2010 Steven G. Brint 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)