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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 typesort descending
Reflections on a Century of College Admissions Tests Richard C. Atkinson; Saul Geiser 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Seeking a Roadmap to Becoming World Class: Strategic Planning at Peking University, by Xie Guangkuan Xie Guangkuan 2013 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Small Liberal Arts Colleges and Enrollment Capacity at Public Universities: Imagining a Consortium Approach by Carol T. Christ Carol Christ 2016 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
One University: The Evolution of an Idea, by Patricia A. Pelfrey Patricia A. Pelfrey 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Big Curve: Trends in University Fees and Financing in the EU and US John Aubrey Douglass; Ruth Keeling 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Multiple Goals, Satisfaction, and Achievement in University Undergraduate Education: A Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Project Research Paper Heinke Roebken 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Californians Redefine Academic Freedom, by Martin Trow Martin Trow 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
How California Determined Admissions Pools: Lower and Upper Division Student Targets and the California Master Plan for Higher Education, by John Aubrey Douglass John Aubrey Douglass 2001 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
SAT/ACT Scores, High-School GPA, and the problem of Omitted Variable Bias: Why the UC Taskforce’s Findings are Spurious 1.20 (March 2020) Saul Geiser 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Entrepreneurial President: Richard Atkinson and the University of California, 1995-2003 by Patricia A. Pelfrey (2012) Patricia A. Pelfrey 2012 Books
University in Transition: Research Mission, Interdisciplinarity and Governance by Anne MacLachlan, Detlef Müller-Böling, Evelies Mayer, and Jutta Fedrowitz (1998) Anne MacLachlan; Detlef Müller-Böling; Evelies Mayer; Jutta Fedrowitz 1998 Books
Envisioning the Asian New Flagship University: Its Past and Vital Future by John Aubrey Douglass and John N. Hawkins (August 2017) John Aubrey Douglass; John N. Hawkins 2017 Books
Usable Social Science by Neil J. Smelser (2012) Neil J. Smelser 2012 Books
The Revolution of the Dons, Cambridge and Society in Victorian England by Sheldon Rothblatt (1968) Sheldon Rothblatt 1968 Books