D. Bruce Johnstone
Distinguished Service Professor of Higher and Comparative Education Emeritus
- Higher Education Finance
- Higher Eduction Governance
- International Comparative Higher Education
- Higher Education & Comparative Education
- Ph.D., Higher Education, University of Minnesota, 1969
- M.A.T., Social Science Education, Harvard University, 1964
- B.A., Economics with Supporting Work in History and Sociology, Harvard College, 1963
Professional and Research Interests
- Economics and finance of higher education
- Governance and leadership in higher education
- Federal and state policies for higher education
- Student finance and loans
- International comparative higher education finance and governance
- The productivity of learning
- College-level learning in high school
Johnstone, D. Bruce and Pamela Marcucci Financing Higher Eduction in International Perspective: Who Pays? Who Should Pay? Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press., 2010 (forthcoming).
Johnstone, D. Bruce, Madeleine d’Ambrosio, and Paul Yakoboski. Eds. Higher Education in a Global Society. New York: Northampton MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010 (forthcoming)
Johnstone, D. Bruce, Financing Higher Education: Cost-sharing in International Perspective. Boston: Boston College Center for International Higher Education, and Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2006.
Texeira, Pedro, Bruce Johnstone, Maria Joao Rosa and Hans Vossensteyn, Eds., Cost-Sharing and Accessibility in Western Higher Education: A Fairer Deal? Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 2006.
D. Bruce Johnstone, Sharing the Costs of Higher Education: Student Financial Assistance in the United Kingdom, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Sweden, and the United States. New York: College Entrance Examination Board, 1986.
D. Bruce Johnstone, New Patterns for College Lending: Income Contingent Loans. New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1972.
Monographs and Commissioned Papers
Johnstone, D. Bruce and Pamela Marcucci, Financially Sustainable Student Loan Programs: The Management of Risk in the Quest for Private Capital. Washington, DC: Educational Policy Institute, Global Center on Private Financing of Higher Education, 2007. 
D. Bruce Johnstone and Beth DelGenio, College-Level Learning in High School: Purposes, Policies, and Practical Implications. Washington, DC: American Association of Colleges and Universities, 2001.
D. Bruce Johnstone, The Financing and Management of Higher Education: A Status Report on Worldwide Reforms. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 1998 [with Alka Arora and William Experton].
Articles and Book Chapters
Johnstone, D. Bruce. “Worldwide Trends in Financing Higher Education: A Conceptual Framework” in Knight, Jane (Ed.) Financing Access and Equity in Higher Education. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2009.
Johnstone, D, Bruce “An International Perspective on the Financial Fragility of
Higher Education Institutions and Systems” in Martin, James, James E. Samuels, and Associates, Eds. Turnaround: Leading Stressed Colleges and Universities to Excellence. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009, pp. 31-48.
Marcucci, Pamela N. and D. Bruce Johnstone, “Tuition Policies in a Comparative Perspective: Theoretical and Political Rationales.” Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, Volume 29, Issue 1, 2007, pp. 25-40; reprinted in Tight, Malcolm, Ka Ho Mok, Jeroen Huisman, and Christopher Morphew, Eds. (2009) The
Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education. New York and Milton Park: Routledge, pp. 161-164.
Johnstone, D, Bruce, “Financing the American Public Research University: Lessons from an International Perspective,” in Geiger, Roger L., Carol L. Colbeck, Roger L. Williams, and Christian K. Anderson, Eds., Future of the American Public Research University. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2007, pp. 55-69.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Cost-Sharing and the Cost-Effectiveness of Grants and Loan Subsidies to Higher Education” in Texeira, Pedro, Bruce Johnstone, Maria Joao Rosa and Hans Vossensteyn, Eds. (2006) Cost-Sharing and Accessibility in Western Higher Education: A Fairer Deal? Dordrecht The Netherlands: Springer.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Higher Education Accessibility and financial Viability: the Role of Student Loans,” in Tres, Jaoquim and Francisco Lopez Segrera, Eds., Higher Education in the World 2006: The Financing of Universities. Barcelona: Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI) published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, pp. 84-101.
D. Bruce Johnstone, A Political Culture of Giving and the Philanthropic support of Public Higher Education in International Perspective,” International Journal of Educational Advancement, Vol. 5, No. 3 2005, pp. 256-264.
D. Bruce Johnstone, Higher Education Finance and Accessibility: Tuition Fees and Student Loans in Sub Saharan Africa,” Journal of higher /Education in Africa, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2004, pp. 11-36.].
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Fear and Loathing of Tuition Fees: an American Perspective on Higher education Finance in the UK,” Perspectives, 9:1 January 2005, pp. 12-16.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Cost-Sharing and Equity in Higher Education: Implications of Income Contingent Loans” in Pedro Teixeira, Ben Jongbloed, David Dill, and Alberto Amaral, Eds., Markets in Higher Education. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, pp. 37-60. [Vol. 6 in the Higher Education Dynamics Series from the Douro 3 Seminar]
D. Bruce Johnstone, “The Applicability of Income Contingent Loans in Developing and Transitional Countries,” Journal of Educational Planning and Administration [New Delhi, India] 18:2, April 2004, pp. 159-174. Also in Peking University Education Review, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2004 [in Chinese translation]
D. Bruce Johnstone, “The Economics and Politics of Cost Sharing in Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives,” Economics of Education Review. 20:4, pp.403-410, 2004.
D. Bruce Johnstone and Olga Bain, “Universities in Transition: Privatization, Decentralization, and Institutional Autonomy as National Policy with Special Reference to the Russian Federation,” in David W. Chapman and Ann Austin, eds., Higher Education in the Developing World: Changing Contexts and Institutional Responses. Westport CN: Greenwood Press, 2002, pp. 47-68.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Fundamental Assumptions and Aims Underlying the Principles and Policies of Federal Financial Aid to Students” The College Board Research Report, November 2002. [Prepared for the National Dialogue on Student Financial Aid.]
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Challenges of Financial Austerity: Imperatives and Limitations of Revenue Diversification in Higher Education,” The Welsh Journal of Education [Special International Issue] Vol. 11, Number 1, 2002, pp. 18-36.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Privatization,” in JF Forest and Kevin Kinser, eds. Higher Education in the United States: An Encyclopedia Vol. Two. Santa Barbara: ABC-LIO Publishers 2002 Santa Barbara: ABC-LIO Publishers 2002, pp. 487-489.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Those ‘Out of Control’ Costs,” in Philip G. Altbach, D. Bruce Johnstone, and Patricia J. Gumport, eds., In Defense of the American Public University. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. [Also in National Center for Education Statistics, Study of College Costs and Prices 1988-89 to 1997-98 Volume 2 Commissioned Papers. NCES 2002-158. Washington DC: US Department of Education. 2001.]
D. Bruce Johnstone, "The Challenge of Planning in Public," Planning for Higher Education. Volume 28, Winter 1999-2000, pp. 57-64.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Financing Higher Education: Who Should Pay?” in Philip G. Altbach, Robert O Berdahl, and Patricia J. Gumport, Eds. American Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century: Social, Political, and Economic Challenges. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 [second revised edition 2004] (Reprinted in Yeager, et. Al., ed., ASHE Reader on Finance in Higher Education, 2nd Edition. Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing, 2000).]
D. Bruce Johnstone, "Management and Leadership Challenges of Multicampus Systems" in Jerry Gaither, ed., The Multicampus System: Perspectives on Practice and Prospects. Sterling, VA: Stylus Press, 1999.
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Patterns of Finance: Revolution, Evolution, or More of the Same?” The Review of Higher Education. 21:3, Spring 1998, pp. 254-255. . [Reprinted in Yeager, et. al., ed., ASHE Reader on Finance in Higher Education, 2nd Edition. Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing, 2001.]
D. Bruce Johnstone, “Academic Leadership in the United States,” in Madeleine Greene, ed., Transforming Higher Education: Views from Leaders Around the World. Phoenix: Oryx Press / American Council on Education Series on Higher Education, 1997, pp. 134-149.
D. Bruce Johnstone, "The Productivity of Learning," Journal for Higher Education Management. Summer/Fall, 1995, pp. 11-17.
D. Bruce Johnstone, "Tuition Fees," in Burton R. Clark and Guy Neave, eds., The Encyclopedia of Higher Education, Vol. 2. London: Pergamon Press, 1992, pp. 1501-1509.
D. Bruce Johnstone, "The Costs of Higher Education," in Philip G. Altbach, ed., International Higher Education: An Encyclopedia, Vol. 1. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1991, pp. 59-89.
D. Bruce Johnstone, "Productivity and Cost Containment: The Challenge of Public Sector Budgeting," Policy Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 2, Section B, The PEW Higher Education Research Program, February 1991.
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