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
Online education platforms scale college STEM instruction with equivalent learning outcomes at lower cost Igor Chirikov; Tatiana Semenova; Natalia Maloshonok; Eric Bettinger; René F. Kizilcec 2020 Journal Articles
The Allure of Free Tuition John Aubrey Douglass 2020 Journal Articles
A Liberal Undergraduate Education for Engineers C. Judson King, Sc.D. 2020 Journal Articles
Refocusing institutional research on university needs John Aubrey Douglass; Igor Chirikov 2020 Journal Articles
Biden’s victory means a reboot of US higher education policy John Aubrey Douglass; Richard Edelstein 2020 Journal Articles
Here and Abroad, Universities Face an Autocratic Playbook. Academe (AAUP Publication), November 2023 John Aubrey Douglass 2023 Journal Articles
Trust, Markets And Accountability In Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective Martin Trow 1996 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Role Of University Of California Academic Senate In Admissions Policy: Establishing Working Rules John Aubrey Douglass 1997 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)
Planning New UC Campuses In The 1960s A Background Paper For UC Merced On The Role Of The Universitywide Senate John Aubrey Douglass 1998 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
German And American Higher Education In Comparison: Is The American System Revelant For Germany? Michael Heyman 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Biology At Berkeley Martin Trow 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
California After Racial Preferences Martin Trow 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Evolution Of A Social Contract: The University Of California Before And In The Aftermath Of Affirmative Action John Aubrey Douglass 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
What's For Sale These Days In Higher Education: Two Stories Robert M. Rosenzweig 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)