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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
Poor and Rich: Student Economic Stratification and Academic Performance in a Public Research University System Gregg Thomson; John Aubrey Douglass 2012 Journal Articles
The Learning Outcomes Race: the Value of Self-Reported Gains in Large Research Universities John Aubrey Douglass; Gregg Thomson; Chun-Mei Zhao 2012 Journal Articles
To Judge International Branch Campuses, We Need to Know Their Goals John Aubrey Douglass; Richard J. Edelstein 2012 Journal Articles
The Role Of University Of California Academic Senate In Admissions Policy: Establishing Working Rules John Aubrey Douglass 1997 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Role Of Advanced Placement And Honors Courses In College Admissions Saul Geiser; Veronica Santelices 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Can Public Research Universities Compete? Steven G. Brint 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Back to the Basics: In Defense of Achievement (and Achievement Tests) in College Admissions Saul Geiser 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
FINANCING EU STUDENT MOBILITY: A Proposed Credit Union Scheme for Europe Cécile Hoareau 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Goals of Transnational Education: Reflections of a True Believer, by Jeffrey S. Lehman Jeffrey S. Lehman 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
LIBERALIZING THE ACADEMY: The Transformation Of Higher Education In the United States And Germany Tobias Schulze-Cleven 2015 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A European Perspective on New Modes of University Governance and Actorhood, by Georg Krücken Georg Krücken 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
HIGHER EDUCATION’S NEW GLOBAL ORDER: How and Why Governments are Creating Structured Opportunity Markets John Aubrey Douglass 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Immigrant University: Assessing the Dynamics of Race, Major and Socioeconomic Characteristics at the University of California, by John Aubrey Douglass, Heinke Roebken, and Gregg Thomson John Aubrey Douglass; Heinke Roebken; Gregg Thomson 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Effects of a Changing Financial Context on the University of California Ellen Switkes; Gerald R. Kissler 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Evolution of the UC Conflict of Commitment Policy William J. Drummond 2003 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)