Jesus N. Valero portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science Department
  • Affiliate Faculty, Asia Center


  • J. Steven Ott & Jesus N. Valero (2018). Nongovernment Organizations (NGO) and International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGO). Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Published, 01/2018.
  • Brian D. Williams, Jesus N. Valero & KyungWoo Kim (2017). Social Media, Trust, and Disaster: Does Public Trust Matter in Explaining Social Media Use When Disaster Strikes?. Quality and Quantity: International Journal of Methodology. Accepted, 08/28/2017.
  • Kyujin Jung, Kenneth Chilton, and Jesus N. Valero (In Press) Uncovering Stakeholders in Public–Private Relations on Social Media: A Case Study of the 2015 Volkswagen Scandal. Quality & Quantity. Published, 01/13/2017.
  • Hee Soun Jang, Jesus N. Valero, and Kyujin Jung (2016). “Effective Leadership in Network Collaboration: Lessons Learned from Continuum of Care Homeless Programs.” IBM Center for the Business of Government. Published, 09/2016.
  • Kyujin Jung and Jesus N. Valero (2016). “Assessing the Evolutionary Structure of a Nonprofit’s Social Media Network: Social Media Use, Keywords, and Influential Stakeholders.” Technological Forecasting and Social Change. Volume 110. Published, 09/2016.
  • Jesus N. Valero and Hee Soun Jang (2016). “The Role of Nonprofit Organizations in Homeless Policy Networks.” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research. Volume 18: Issue 2. Published, 08/2016.
  • Hee Soun Jang, Jesus N. Valero, and Jung Wook Kim (2015). “Understanding Nonprofit Collaborations: The Case Study of Communities in Schools of North Texas and its Partner Organizations.” Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs. Volume 1: Issue 2. Published, 12/2015.
  • Maura R. Farrell, Saunji Fyffe, and Jesus N. Valero (2015). “Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants: A Case Study of Prince George’s County, Maryland.” Urban Institute. Published, 10/2015.
  • “Effective Leadership in Public Organizations: The Impact of Organizational Structure in Asian Countries.” Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia. Volume 14: Issue 2. Published, 10/2015.
  • Kyujin Jung and Jesus N. Valero (2015). “Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Those Whom They Lead.” Public Administration Review. Volume 75: Issue 5. Book Review of Leadership: Theory and Practice (7th Edition) by Peter G. Northouse. Published, 09/2015.
  • Jesus N. Valero, Kyujin Jung, and Simon A. Andrew (2015). “Does Transformational Leadership Matter in Building Resilient Public and Nonprofit Organizations?” Disaster Prevention and Management. Volume 24: Issue 1. Published, 01/2015.


  • Jesus N. Valero & Hee Soun Jang, "Nonprofit-led Collaboration: The Case of Homeless Services." Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2017.
  • Hee Soun Jang, Jesus N. Valero, and Kyujin Jung. "Effective Leadership in Cross-Sector Homeless Collaboration." Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA), South Korea. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2017.
  • Jesus N. Valero, Eun Sun Lee, Kyujin Jung. "How are Social Enterprises Doing Social Media? The Case of Social Enterprise Alliance." Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Atlanta, GA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2017.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Researching Immigrants, Public Policy and Human Security: A US and South Korean Collaborative Training Program. PI: J. Steven Ott. Co-PI(s): Jesus N. Valero. Korea Foundation, 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018. Total project budget to date: $100,000.00
  • A Study of a Cross-Sector Collaboration System for the Homeless: The Case of Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Networks. PI: Jesus N. Valero. Co-PI(s): Hee Soun Jang. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 11/01/2017 - present. Total project budget to date: $100,000.00
  • Understanding and Strengthening the Founding of Community-Based Organizations by Social Entrepreneurs. PI: Jesus N. Valero. University Neighborhood Partners (UNP), 08/01/2017 - present. Total project budget to date: $10,000.00
  • Effective Leadership in Network Collaboration: Lessons Learned from Continuum of Care Homeless Programs. PI: Hee Soun Jang. Co-PI(s): Jesus N. Valero, Kyujin Jung. IBM Center for the Business of Government, 09/01/2015 - present. Total project budget to date: $20,000.00


  • English, fluent.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Mexico
  • Republic of Korea