Publications and Presentations

Books and Book Chapters

Ronan, B. L., & Kisker, C. B. (Eds.). (2016). Civic learning and democratic engagement. New directions for community colleges, no. 173. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kisker, C. B., & Ronan, B. L. (2016). Introduction. In B. L. Ronan & C. B. Kisker (Eds.), Civic learning and democratic engagement. New directions for community colleges, no. 173 (pp. 7-11). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kisker, C. B. (2016). An inventory of civic programs and practices. In B. L. Ronan & C. B. Kisker (Eds.), Civic learning and democratic engagement. New directions for community colleges, no. 173 (pp. 13-21). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kisker, C. B., Newell, M. A., & Weintraub, D. (2016). The civic outcomes of community college. In B. L. Ronan & C. B. Kisker (Eds.), Civic learning and democratic engagement. New directions for community colleges, no. 173 (pp. 103-110). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Cohen, A. M., Brawer, F. B., & Kisker, C. B. (2014)The American community college (6th ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kisker, C. B., & Gragg, J. (2014). Arizona. In J. Friedel, S. Katsinas, E. Miller, & J. Killacky (Eds.), Fifty state systems of community colleges, 4th edition: Mission, governance, funding, and accountability. Johnson City, TN: The Overmountain Press.

Kisker, C. B., & Wagoner, R. L. (Eds.). (2013). Implementing transfer associate degrees: Perspectives from the states. New directions for community colleges, no. 160. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wagoner, R. L., & Kisker, C. B. (2013). Editors’ Notes. In C. B. Kisker & R. L. Wagoner (Eds.), Implementing transfer associate degrees: Perspectives from the states. New directions for community colleges, no. 160 (pp. 1-4). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kisker, C. B., Wagoner, R. L., & Cohen, A. M. (2013). Elements of effective transfer associate degrees. In C. B. Kisker & R. L. Wagoner (Eds.), Implementing transfer associate degrees: Perspectives from the states. New directions for community colleges, no. 160 (pp. 5-12). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Wagoner, R. L., & Kisker, C. B. (2013). Putting the pieces together and asking the hard questions: Transfer associate degrees in perspective. In C. B. Kisker & R. L. Wagoner (Eds.), Implementing transfer associate degrees: Perspectives from the states. New directions for community colleges, no. 160 (pp. 91-104). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kisker, C. B., & Kater, S. T. (2012). Deconstructing governance and expectations for the community college. In J. S. Levin and Susan T. Kater, (Eds.), Understanding community colleges (pp. 153-170). New York: Routledge. 

 Cohen, A. M., & Kisker, C. B. (2010). The shaping of American higher education: Emergence and growth of the contemporary system (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 Kisker, C. B. (2008). Integrating high school and the community college: Previous efforts and current possibilities. In B. S. Stern & M. L. Kysilka, (Eds.), Contemporary Readings in Curriculum (pp. 91-99). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 Kisker, C. B., & Hauser, P. (2007). Partnering to move students into college and community-oriented careers: The administration of justice department at East Los Angeles College. In M. Amey (Ed.), Collaborations Across Educational Sectors. New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 139. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 Kisker, C. B. (2006). Integrating high school and community college: A historical policy analysis. Doctoral dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. UMI No. 3247442

 Kisker, C. B. (2005). Key resources for student affairs professionals in learning-centered community colleges. In S. R. Helfgot & M. M. Culp (Eds.), Community college student affairs: What really matters. New Directions for Community Colleges, no. 131 (pp. 89-97). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 Policy Reports

Kisker, C. B., Levin, J. S., & Damian, A. L. (2015). What does a ten percent achievement gap really mean? (And what can we do about it?) The compledity of achievement and opporutnity at the California State Universities. Riverside, CA: University of California, Riverside, California Community College Collaborative.

Kisker, C. B., & Ronan, B. (2012). Civic engagement in community colleges: Mission, institutionalization, and future prospects. Dayton, OH: Kettering Foundation.

 Kisker, C. B., Wagoner, R. L., & Cohen, A. M. (2011). Implementing statewide transfer & articulation reform: An analysis of transfer associate degrees in four states. Los Angeles: Center for the Study of Community Colleges.

 Kisker, C. B., Cohen, A. M., & Wagoner, R. L. (2010). Reforming transfer and articulation in California: Four statewide solutions for creating a more successful and seamless transfer path to the baccalaureate. Los Angeles: Center for the Study of Community Colleges.

 Levin, J. S., Cox, E. M., Kisker, C. B., & others. (2010). Promising practices in community colleges. Riverside: University of California, Riverside, California Community College Collaborative (C4).

Journal Articles

Kisker, C. B., Weintraub, D. S., & Newell, M. A. (2016). The community college's role in developing students' civic outcomes: Results of a national pilot. Community College Review, 44(4), 315-336.

Kisker, C. B. (2015). What we can learn from the sixth edition of The American Community College: CSCC awards luncheon address. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 39(4), 308-313.

Levin, J. S., Beach, J. M., & Kisker, C. B. (2009). Educational attainment skewed in California community colleges? Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 33(3-4), 256-269). 

 Levin, J. S., Cox, E. M., Kisker, C. B., and others. (2008). Basic skills, counseling, English as a second language, transfer and STEM transfer education, and vocational education. Community College Policy Research, 2, 1-78.

 Kisker, C. B. (2008). Book Review: Do community colleges respond to local needs? Evidence from California. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 32(7), 528-532.

 Kisker, C. B. (2007). Creating and sustaining community college-university transfer partnerships. Community College Review, 34(4), 282-301.

 Carducci, R., Kisker, C. B., Chang, J., & Shirmer, J. (2007). Answering the call for accountability: An activity and cost analysis case study. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 31(1), 1-17.

 Kisker, C.B. (2006). Integrating high school and the community college—Previous efforts and current possibilities. UCLA review. Community College Review, 34(1), 68-86.

 Kisker, C. B., & Outcalt, C. L. (2006). Community college honors and developmental faculty. Characteristics, practices, and implications for access and educational equity. Community College Review, 33(2), 1-21

 Kisker, C. B. (2005, March 23). A grad student struggles with meaning and minutiae. Inside Higher Ed. Available at: http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2005/03/23/kisker.

 Kisker, C. B., & Carducci, R. (2003). Community college partnerships with the private sector: Organizational concepts and models for successful collaboration. UCLA review. Community College Review, 31(3), 55-74.

Presentations

Kisker, C. B., & Glasper, R. (2016, Feb.). Investing in the regional workforce through higher education and training. A series of interactive, data-driven presentations to Arizona legislative, education, and business leaders at Arizona State University's Decision Theater.

Kisker, C. B., & Weintraub, D. (2015, Nov.). The civic outcomes of community college: Results of a national pilot. Paper presented at the 40th annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Denver, CO.

Kisker, C. B., & Glasper, R. (2016, February). Investing in the regional workforce through higher education and training. Interactive, data-driven presentations to Arizona legislative, education, and business leaders at Arizona State University's Decision Theater.  

Kisker, C. B., & Weintrab, D. (2015, April). The community college's role in developing students' civic outcomes: Results of the California pilot. Paper presented at the 57th annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Fort Worth, TX.

Glasper, R., Wills, P., Kisker, C. B., & Lewis, S. (2015, April). Arizona's community college strategic vision and accountability process. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Community Colleges, San Antonio, TX.

Kisker, C. B. (2014, April). What we can learn from the sixth edition of The American Community College. Address given at the awards luncheon of the 56th annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Washington, DC. 

Kisker, C. B., Newell, M., & Ronan, B. (2014, March). Assessing students’ civic agency, abilities, behaviors, and knowledge at TDC Colleges. Paper presented at the annual conference of the League for Innovation in the Community College, Anaheim, CA.

 Glasper, R., Kisker, C. B., & Ondrus, S. (2013, April). Arizona Community Colleges’ Long-Term Strategic Vision and accountability process. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Community Colleges, San Francisco, CA.

 Kisker, C. B., & Wagoner, R. L. (2011, April). Implementing statewide transfer & articulation reform: An analysis of transfer associate degrees in four states. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, New Orleans, LA.

 Levin, J. S., Beach, J. M., & Kisker, C. B. (2008, April). Short-Term Credentials and the California Community College Curriculum, 1993-2006. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Philadelphia, PA.

 Kisker, C. B. (2005, November). Creating and sustaining community college-university transfer partnerships: A qualitative case study. Paper presented at the 30th annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 490 675)

 Carducci, R., Kisker, C. B., Chang, J., & Shirmer, J. (2004, April). Answering the call for accountability: An activity and cost analysis case study. Paper presented at the 46th annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Minneapolis, MN.

 Outcalt, C., & Kisker, C. B. (2003, November). The nexus of access and curriculum: Analyzing the teaching of developmental and honors courses within community colleges. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Portland, OR. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 482 718)