John Aubrey Douglass, Ph.D.
John Aubrey Douglass is Senior Research Fellow - Public Policy and Higher Education at the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of California - Berkeley. He is currently a Visiting Researcher of the Research Group Science Policy Studies at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) in the fall of 2015 working on a forthcoming book, The Nexus of Science and Economic Policy.
He is the author of the book, The New Flagship University: Changing the Paradigm from Global Ranking to National Relevancy (Palgrave Macmillan, November 2016), The Conditions for Admissions (Stanford Press 2007), The California Idea and American Higher Education (Stanford University Press, 2000; published in Chinese in 2008), and with Jud King and Irwin Feller (ed) Globalization’s Muse: Universities and Higher Education Systems in a Changing World (Public Policy Press, 2009).
Among the research projects he co-founded and remains the Berkeley Principle Investigator is the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium – a group of major research universities in the US and internationally. For additional information, see his biography page at UC Berkeley.
“The University of California’s Funding Challenges: Balancing Quantity with Quality and the Prospect of a Significantly Revised Social Contract,” California Journal of Politics and Policy, forthcoming.
“International Berkeley: Past and Current Debates on the Role of International Students in an American University,” Voprosy Obrazovaniya (Russian Journal of Educational Studies), published in Russian and English, No. 2. 2015, pp. 76–108:
HOW AND WHY THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA GOT ITS AUTONOMY by John Aubrey Douglass CSHE.4.15 (April 2015)
Douglass, J.A., Edelstein, & Hoareau, C. (2014). Bring the world to California: A global hub for higher education. BOOM: A Journal of California, 4(1), 54-61.
“Organizational Devolution: The Old, New and Future American Research Universities in the Age of Privatization,” in Ronald Barnett, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Oili-Helena Ylijok, and Paul Gibbs (Editors), Time and Temporality in the University, London: Routledge, December 2014.
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT AT MAJOR US RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES by John Aubrey Douglass and Chun-Mei Zhao CSHE.14.13 (November 2013)
“China Futurisms: Research Universities and Leaders or Followers?” Social Research: An International Quarterly, vol.79, no. 3 Fall 2012, pp. 639-688: http://socialresearch.metapress.com/link.asp?id=bv6l4755157834u4; a version published in University World News Dec 16, 2012 Issue No 252: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20121212160450595; translated into Chinese and published by University Education Science, Hunan University (2014).
“A World of Competitors: Assessing the US High Tech Advantage and the Process of Globalization,” Higher Education Management and Policy, OECD Journal vol. 20 no. 2 April 2008.
“Creating a Culture of Aspiration: The Role of Higher Education in Human Capital and Social Change,” Peking University Education Review (in Chinese) vol. 6 no. 2 2008; a version also published in Selected Papers of the Beijing Forum 2007: The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All (Peking University Press 2008).
"The Entrepreneurial State and Research Universities in the United States: Policy and New State-based Initiatives." Higher Education Management and Policy (OECD). Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 84-120. (March 2007).