Publications

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

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 CHAOS TO ORDER AND BACK?A Revisionist Reflection on the California Master Plan for Higher Education@50 and Thoughts About its Future John Aubrey Douglass 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A New Approach to Analyzing University Prestige and Internal Resource Allocation: Geometric Interpretations and Implications, by Yasumi Abe and Satoshi P. Watanabe Yasumi Abe; Satoshi P. Watanabe 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
International Berkeley: Enrolling International Students Yesterday and Today, Debates on the Benefits of Multicultural Diversity, and Macro Questions on Access and Equity by John Aubrey Douglass John Aubrey Douglass 2014 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Preservation of Educational Inequality in Doctoral Education: Tacit Knowledge, Implicit Bias and University Faculty, by Anne J. MacLachlan Anne MacLachlan 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
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)
Recognizing and then Using Disciplinary Patterns of the Undergraduate Experience: Getting Past Institutional Standards Steve Chatman 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The United Arab Emirates: Policy Choices Shaping the Future of Public Higher Education Warren H. Fox 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A New System of Top-Up Fees: A Brief on the Market Response of English Universities and Colleges John Aubrey Douglass 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
In Praise of Weakness: Chartering, the University of the United States, and Dartmouth College, by Martin Trow Martin Trow 2003 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Top Percent Policies and the Return to Postsecondary Selectivity, by Zachary Bleemer, CSHE 1.21 (January 2021) Zachary Bleemer 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
US Universities Face a Red Tide and a Precipice: A Neo-Nationalism and Universities Brief by John Aubrey Douglass, CSHE.14.2023 (November 2023) John Aubrey Douglass 2023 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Biology At Berkeley Martin Trow 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
California And The SAT: A Reanalysis Of University Of California Admissions Data Rebecca Zwick; Terran Brown; Jeffrey C. Sklar 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)