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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

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
A Social Contract Between the Public Higher Education Sector and the People of South Africa, by Ahmed C. Bawa Ahmed C. Bawa 2000 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)
Investment Patterns In California Higher Education And Policy Options For A Possible Future John Aubrey Douglass 2002 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Virtual Politik: Obstacles To Building Virtual Communities In Traditional Institutions Of Knowledge Elizabeth Losh 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Validity Of High-School Grades In Predicting Student Success Beyond The Freshman Year:High-School Record vs. Standardized Tests as Indicators of Four-Year College Outcomes Saul Geiser; Maria Veronica Santelices 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Response to "Not so Fast!" Mark M. Rashid; Sylvia Hurtado; Michael T. Brown; Samuel J. Agronow 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
AFTER BROWNE: The New Competitive Regime for English Higher Education Roger Brown 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Yes, but can they earn a living? Methods for creating an effective system of Measuring Labor Market Outcomes in Higher Education, by Richard W. Moore, Kenneth Chapman, Bettina Huber, and Mark Shors Richard W. Moore; Kenneth Chapman; Bettina Huber; Mark Shors 2013 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
GLOBALIZATION, INTERNATIONALIZATION AND ASIAN EDUCATIONAL HUBS: Do We Need Some New Metaphors? by John N. Hawkins John N. Hawkins 2015 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Internationalizing Brazil's Universities: Creating Coherent National Policies Must Be a Priority, by Marcelo Knobel Marcelo Knobel 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Recognizing and then Using Disciplinary Patterns of the Undergraduate Experience: Getting Past Institutional Standards Steve Chatman 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)
Federal, State, and Local Governments: University Patrons, Partners, or Protagonists? by Charles M. Vest Charles M. Vest 2006 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)
A Brief on Improving UC Intercampus Articulation: Creating a Model for Articulation and Matriculation Agreements John Aubrey Douglass 1998 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)