Publications

CSHE has many different kinds of publications. Using the search filters on this page, you can browse all publications at once, or just a certain type, such as:

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 ascending
US Universities Face a Red Tide and a Precipice: A Neo-Nationalism and Universities Brief by John Aubrey Douglass, CSHE.14.2023 (November 2023) John Aubrey Douglass 2023 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Biology At Berkeley Martin Trow 1999 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
California And The SAT: A Reanalysis Of University Of California Admissions Data Rebecca Zwick; Terran Brown; Jeffrey C. Sklar 2004 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Regulation of E-learning: New National and International Policy Perspectives Diane Harley; Shannon Lawrence 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The "Turning Point" for Minority Pre-Meds: The Effect of Early Undergraduate Experience in the Sciences on Aspirations to Enter Medical School of Minority Students at UC Berkeley and Stanford University Donald A. Barr; John Matsui 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
GLOBALIZATION AND DUAL MODES OF HIGHER EDUCATION POLICYMAKING IN FRANCE:Je t’aime moi non plus Cécile Hoareau 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Comprehending the International Initiatives of Universities: A Taxonomy of Modes of Engagement and Institutional Logics, by Richard J. Edelstein and John Aubrey Douglass Richard J. Edelstein; John Aubrey Douglass 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
International Academic Mobility: Towards a Concentration of the Minds in Europe, by Marijk van der Wende Marijk van der Wende 2015 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Alternative Digital Credentials: An Imperative for Higher Education by Gary W. Matkin Gary W. Matkin 2018 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Birth of a Research University: UC Merced, No Small Miracle Lindsay Ann Desrochers 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, by Saul Geiser, 1.20 (March 2020) Saul Geiser 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)