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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
The Effects of a Changing Financial Context on the University of California Gerald R. Kissler; Ellen Switkes 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Crisis of the Publics: An International Comparative Discussion on Higher Education Reforms and Possible Implications for US Public Universities C. Judson King; John Aubrey Douglass; Irwin Feller 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Decoding Learning Gains: Measuring Outcomes and the Pivotal Role of the Major and Student Backgrounds Gregg Thomson; John Aubrey Douglass 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
RESTRUCTURING ENGINEERING EDUCATION: Why, How and When? C. Judson King 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Doing Much More with Less: Implementing Operational Excellence at UC Berkeley by Andrew J. Szeri, Richard Lyons, Peggy Huston, and John Wilton Andrew J. Szeri; Richard Lyons; Peggy Huston; John Wilton 2013 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
China: A Follower or Leader in Global Higher Education? By Marijk van der Wende and Jiabin Zhu Marijk van der Wende; Jiabin Zhu 2016 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Policy Options for University of California Budgeting, by Charles E. Young Charles E. Young 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Open Learning: What Do Open Textbooks Tell Us About the Revolution in Education? Gary M. Matkin 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Trajectory of Chinese Doctoral Education and Scientific Research, by Wanhua Ma Wanhua Ma 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)
SCALING UNDERGRADUATE WRITING AT PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES: Problems and Prospects by Douglas Hesse CSHE 2.19 (January 2019) Douglas Hesse 2019 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Cold War, Technology And The American University John Aubrey Douglass 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Strategies For E-Learning In Universities Chris Curran 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Industry, Philanthropy, and Universities:The Roles and Influences of the Private Sectorin Higher Education Charles M. Vest 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)