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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 Yearsort ascending Publication type
Fine Wine at Discount Prices? A Review of the Research on the Part-Time Faculty Workforce by Tami Christopher, Amal Kumar, and R. Todd Benson, CSHE 7.22 (October 2022) Tami Christopher; Amal Kumar; R. Todd Benson 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A Case for For-Profit Private Higher Education in India by Asha Gupta, CSHE 8.22 (October 2022) Asha Gupta 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
International Education in a World of New Geopolitics: A Comparative Study of US and Canada by Roopa Desai Trilokekar, CSHE 5.22 (July 2022) Roopa Desai Trilokekar 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Effective Communication: The 4th Mission of Universities—a 21st Century Challenge by Marcelo Knobel and Liz Reisberg, CSHE 6.22 (July 2022) Marcelo Knobel; Liz Reisberg 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Private Side of Public Universities: Third-party providers and platform capitalism by Laura T. Hamilton et al. CSHE 3.22 (June 2022) Laura T. Hamilton; Heather Daniels; Christian Michael Smith; Charlie Eaton 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Role of University International Partnerships for Research & Education: Leaders’ Critical Insights & Recommendations by William Lacy et al. CSHE 4.22 (June 2022) William B. Lacy; Jean-Yves Merilus; Xiaoguang Liu; Laura R. Lacy 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
When are Universities Followers or Leaders in Society? A Framework for a Contemporary Assessment by John Aubrey Douglass, CSHE 1.22 (February 2022) John Aubrey Douglass 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Eligibility for Admission to the University of California After the SAT/ACT: Toward a Redefinition of Eligibility, by Saul Geiser, CSHE 2.22 (February 2022) Saul Geiser 2022 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Collective Bargaining and Social Justice in the Post-Covid Digital Era, by Daniel J. Julius, CSHE 13.21 (December 2021) Daniel J. Julius 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
College Major Restrictions and Student Stratification by Zachary Bleemer and Aashish Mehta, CSHE 14.21 (December 2021) Zachary Bleemer; Aashish Mehta 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The University of California’s Faculty Code of Conduct at Fifty: A Procedural and Sociological History of UC’s Evolving Ecosystem of Policies, Rules and Norms for Faculty Discipline, by William C. Kidder, CSHE 12.21 (December 2021) Wiliam C. Kidder 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Raising Graduation Rates While Maintaining Racial-Ethnic Equity in Graduation: The UC Riverside Recipe by Steven Brint CSHE 9.21 (September 2021) Steven Brint 2021 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)
SCIENCE AND SECURITY: Strengthening US-China Research Networks Through University Leadership by Brad Farnsworth CSHE 11.21 (September 2021) Brad Farnsworh 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Neo-Nationalism and Universities: Populists, Autocrats and the Future of Higher Education John Aubrey Douglass 2021 Books