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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 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 type
The Role of Universities in Economic Competitiveness in California John Aubrey Douglass; C. Judson King 2018 CSHE Reports
THE RISE OF THE PUBLICS: American Democracy, the Public University Ideal, and the University of California by John Aubrey Douglass, UC Berkeley CSHE 1.18 (February 2018) John Aubrey Douglass 2018 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
ALTERNATIVE DIGITAL CREDENTIALS: An Imperative for Higher Education by Gary W. Matkin, University of California, Irvine 2.18 (February 2018) Gary W. Matkin 2018 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
THE UC CLIOMETRIC HISTORY PROJECT AND FORMATTED OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION by Zachary Bleemer, UC Berkeley CSHE 3.18 (February 2018) Zachary Bleemer 2018 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The University of California: Creating, Nurturing, and Maintaining Academic Quality in a Public University Setting by C. Judson King, University of California (January 2018) C. Judson King 2018 Books
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)
CHANGING MISSIONS AMONG PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN CALIFORNIA AND NEW YORK: Application of a Concentration Equality Index by Satoshi P. Watanabe & Yasumi Abe, Hiroshima University CSHE 14.17 (November 2017) Satoshi P. Watanabe; Yasumi Abe 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
DOES IT PAY TO BE A STEM GRADUATE? Evidence from the Polish Graduate Tracking System by Tomasz Zając, Mikołaj Jasiński, and Marek Bożykowski, University of Warsaw CSHE 13.17 (November 2017) Tomasz Zajac; Mikołaj Jasiński; Marek Bożykowski 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
QUALITY AND THE NEW FLAGSHIP UNIVERSITY IDEAL IN ASIAN HIGHER EDUCATION by David P. Ericson, University of Hawaii CSHE 12.17 (November 2017) David P. Ericson 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
AMERICAN​ ​UNIVERSITIES​ ​IN​ ​TRUMPLAND​ ​-​ ​Financial​ ​Ruin​ ​Averted? by John​ ​Aubrey​ ​Douglass, UC Berkeley CSHE 11.17 (October 2017) John Aubrey Douglass 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
FOSTERING​ ​GLOBAL​ ​COMPETENCE​ ​THROUGH​ ​INTERNATIONALIZATION AT​ ​AMERICAN​ ​RESEARCH​ ​UNIVERSITIES 10.17 (October 2017) Irina Shcheglova; Gregg Thomson; Martha​ ​C.​ ​Merrill 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Envisioning the Asian New Flagship University: Its Past and Vital Future John Aubrey Douglass; John N. Hawkins 2017 Books
A UNIVERSITY IN THE WILDERNESS: Building a Community and Culture at the New University of California by Karen Merritt, UC Berkeley, CSHE 9.17 (July 2017) Karen Merritt 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)
AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES AT A CROSSROADS by W. Lacy, G. Croucher, A. Brett, R. Mueller | Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education and CSHE 7.17 (June 2017) William B. Lacy; Gwilym Croucher; André Brett; Romina Mueller 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)