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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
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)
ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES AND THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE: Rethinking Bok’s “Underachieving Colleges” Thesis Steven G. Brint; Allison M. Cantwell 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Not So Fast! A Second Opinion on a University of California Proposal to Endorse the New SAT Saul Geiser 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
On the Brink: Assessing the Status of the American Faculty Jack H. Schuster; Martin J. Finkelstein 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
How Best to Coordinate California Higher Education: Comments on the Governor's Proposed Reforms, by Warren H. Fox Warren H. Fox 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Higher Education in the Digital Age: A U.S. Perspective on Why Accurate Predictions May Be Difficult Diane Harley 2001 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Winners and Losers? The Effect of Gaining and Losing Access to Selective Colleges on Education and Labor Market Outcomes, by Sandra Black, Jeffrey Denning, and Jesse Rothstein CSHE 2.20 (May 2020) Sandra E. Black; Jeffrey T. Denning; Jesse Rothstein 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Two City-States in the Long Shadow of China: The Future of Universities in Hong Kong and Singapore by Bryan Penprase and John Aubrey Douglass CSHE 10.21 (September 2021) Bryan Penprase; John Aubrey Douglass 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Virtualization Of Research Universities: Raising The Right Questions To Address Key Functions Of The Institution Thomas Pfeffer 2003 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Openness and Globalization in Higher Education: The Age of the Internet, Terrorism, and Opportunity Charles M. Vest 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Does Diversity Matter in the Education Process? An Exploration of Student Interactions by Wealth, Religion, Politics, Race, Ethnicity and Immigrant Status at the University of California Steve Chatman 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
FROM CHAOS TO ORDER AND BACK?A Revisionist Reflection on the California Master Plan for Higher Education@50 and Thoughts About its Future John Aubrey Douglass 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A New Approach to Analyzing University Prestige and Internal Resource Allocation: Geometric Interpretations and Implications, by Yasumi Abe and Satoshi P. Watanabe Yasumi Abe; Satoshi P. Watanabe 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
International Berkeley: Enrolling International Students Yesterday and Today, Debates on the Benefits of Multicultural Diversity, and Macro Questions on Access and Equity by John Aubrey Douglass John Aubrey Douglass 2014 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Preservation of Educational Inequality in Doctoral Education: Tacit Knowledge, Implicit Bias and University Faculty, by Anne J. MacLachlan Anne MacLachlan 2017 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)