Jesús N. Valero is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Utah, where he teaches courses on nonprofit organizations and public administration. His research interests are in public and nonprofit management, cross-sector collaboration, and public service leadership.
Valero is the 2016 recipient of the Emerging Scholar Award from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) and a 2015 Emerging Scholar at the Urban Institute’s Center for Nonprofits and Philanthropy. Prior to pursuing doctoral study, Valero spent several years working in the nonprofit sector in South Texas.
Valero’s publications have appeared in Public Administration Review, Disaster Prevention and Management, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change: An International Journal. Valero earned his PhD in public administration from the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of North Texas and an MPA from the University of Texas-Pan American.