Articles

  • Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy
    • Nieto, E. & Villescas, J.P.A. (2006). “In the Midst of a Latino Leadership Crisis.” Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy, Vol.19.
  • Newspaper Tree
  • NewsTaco
  • Texans for Economic Progress
  • Voto Latino

Chapters

  • Villescas, J.P.A. (2014). “Chapter 6: Intrinsic Borderland Resources & the Future Leadership Base of America.” In Balkaran, Stephen. (2014). The Continuing Significance of Race: An American Dilemma. Woodbridge, CT: Kiwi Publishing.

Presentations

  • “Deriving Leadership Development Models from the Community of El Paso.” Panel Presentation for NCLR Conéctate con NCLR Luncheon and Leadership Development Training (February 2016).
  • “Creating New Leaders in the Latino Community by Sharing & Circulating New Ideas.” Presentation at 2013 NHI Celebración Alumni Banquet. San Antonio, Texas (November 2013).
  • “Generating Leaders of the Borderland during 2013-2020.” Presentation for Cathedral High School Alumni Association Leadership Lecture Series & Networking Luncheon. El Paso, Texas (January 2013).
  • “Social Media: Technology, Access and Enhancement of Higher Education.” Panel Presentation at the American Association of Hispanic in Higher Education. Costa Mesa, California (March 2012).
  • “Education, Politics & the Media: Utilizing Social Media to Mobilize a New Generation of Students, Leaders & Entrepreneurs.” Panel Presentation at NMSU Leadership Summit 2011: Fomenting Change. Las Cruces, New Mexico (September 2011).
  • “Public Speaking, Debating Important Latino Issues & Mobilizing Young Leaders for the Future of Lake County.” Presentation for the Lake County Weekend Series at the College of Lake County. Grayslake, Illinois (April 2010).
  • “Vote with Your Remote: The Future of Film in El Paso.” Presentation for Time Warner Cable 2009 Award Recipients. El Paso, Texas (December 2009).
  • “Engaging the Community of El Paso as Young Leaders.” Presentation for LULAC District IV “1st Annual Youth Conference “Choose to Succeed”. El Paso, Texas (November 2008).
  • “Workforce Development + Civic Involvement + Entrepreneurship: Utilizing EPISD Graduates to Influence Future Trends in El Paso.“ El Paso Independent School District Strategic Planning Advisory Committee. El Paso, Texas (March 2008).
  • “Synchronizing Latino Spheres of Influence.” Paper Presentation at the 33th Annual Conference of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, Colaborando Para Un Cambio Latino College Student Success. Austin, Texas (February 2008).
  • “The Future Intellectuals of the U.S. Hispanic Community Will Be the Daughters of Immigrants.” Nuestra America in the U.S.?” Latino/a Studies Conference at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Lawrence, Kansas (February 2008).*
  • “El Paso Expatriate Project: Overview of Preliminary Findings, 2007.” El Paso, Texas (December 2007).
  • “Collaborative Research Center: Latino Population Growth in Six Counties along the I-35 Corridor, 2007-2040.” Austin Area Research Organization: Leadership Committee. Austin, Texas (December 2007).
  • “Enhancing Your Organization’s Capacities for Program Monitoring & Evaluation.” Proyecto Empoderamiento: Capacity Building Conference, Gulf Coast Trades Center. McAllen, Texas (August 2007).
  • “Synchronizing Latino Spheres of Influence: Eight Policy Recommendations for Altering the Educational Culture of Underperforming Students in Texas, Discussion Paper 2.” National Hispanic Institute/ Southwestern University, Texas Study Group, Austin, Texas (July 2007).
  • “Phi Iota Alpha: Roundtable Discussion on Latinos in Higher Education.” University of Texas at Austin. Austin, Texas (May 2007).
  • “Changing the Educational Culture of Underperforming Latino Youth, Discussion Paper 1.” National Hispanic Institute/Southwestern University, Texas Study Group, Austin, Texas (March 2007).
  • “Conceptualizing the Long-term Outcomes of Latino Educational Trends in San Antonio.” National Hispanic Institute/Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (July 2006).
  • *“The Racial Identification of U.S. Latinos in Higher Education: Projecting the Outcomes of a Quasiracial, Monoracial, & Polyracial Intelligentsia.” NASPA Region 1, 4th Annual Latino Student Leadership Conference, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (March 2006).
  • “The Future U.S. Latino Leadership Base: Preparing Undergraduates for the Confluence of Social Forces.” NASPA Region 1, 4th Annual Latino Student Leadership Conference, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (March 2006).
  • “Crafting a Critical Mass of Latino Intelligentsia: Hybrid Applications of Bourdieu’s Meta-theoretical Framework in Latino Fields.” Discourses of Language, Culture, & Educational Equity. Paper Presentation at the 30th Annual Conference of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE), Ya Basata! Success without Excuses: Creating Effective Higher Education in Texas, Austin, Texas (July 2005).
  • “Cultivating College-bound Latino Students Individually & Collectively to Prepare for Market Fragmentation.” Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling, Chicago, Illinois (May 2005).
  • “Framing the Latino Vote: Content Analysis of News Coverage of Latino Issues During the 2000 Presidential Election.” Media & the Presidency: Crossing Boundaries of Ethics, Culture, & Countries. Panel presentation at the International Communication Association’s ‘Communication in Borderlands’ Conference, Political Communication Division, San Diego, California (May 2003).
  • “José Vasconcelos’ ‘Cosmic Race Theory.'” 3rd Annual Pan-Collegiate Multiracial Student Conference at Harvard University. Cambridge, Massachusetts (April 2000).
  • “Issues of the 2000 Census and Multiracial/’Cosmic’ Identity.” Connecticut College. New London, Connecticut. (March 2000).

Reports

  • Shift+ Initiative & Paso Del Norte Health Foundation (El Paso, Texas)
    • Reducing Underage Drinking in the El Paso Region through the Implementation of the Social Host Ordinance: Year One Report (January 2019) 
  • National Hispanic Institute/Collaborative Research Center (Maxwell, Texas)
    • “NHI Participants Born after 2000: Summary of Findings from the 2019 Leadership Program Participants, Parents & Staff Members, Year 2 Report.” (October 2019).
    • “NHI Participants Born after 2000: Summary of Findings from the 2018 Great Debate, Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Conference, and the Collegiate World Series.” (October 2018).
    • “Student Leadership Development in the Texas & New Mexico Borderland: A Three Year Strategy for Regional Student Cultivation Based in El Paso, 2013 Report, Part 1.” (August 2013).
    • “The El Paso Project: Improving College Readiness among Latino Youth through Social Constructivism, Phase 3.” (August 2011).
    • “The El Paso Project: Improving College Readiness among Latino Youth through Social Constructivism, Phase 2.” (August 2010).
    • “The NHI ‘Perfect Storm’ Scenario: Update for Secretary of State Training (February 2010).
    • “The El Paso Project: Improving College Readiness among Latino Youth through Social Constructivism.” (August 2009).
    • “Synchronizing Latino Spheres of Influence: Eight Policy Recommendations for Altering the Educational Culture of Underperforming Students in Texas, Discussion Paper 2.” (July 2007).
    • “Changing the Educational Culture of Underperforming Latino Youth, Discussion Paper 1.” (March 2007).
    • “In the Midst of Leadership Crisis.” (July 2005).
    • “The Perfect Storm Scenario: A Developing Crisis in U.S. Latino Leadership.” (March 2005).
    • “The Family Leadership Academy: Accelerating the Academic Performance of Urban Latino Immigrant & First Generation Students through Intergenerational Dialogue, & Community Stewardship.” (December 2004).
    • “The Furthering Disconnect of High Ability Latino Youth: Assumptions & Consequences.” (February 2004).
    • “2003-2013 Participant Survey & Ethnography: Interpreting the Conditions & Capacities of High Ability Latino Youth, Year 1 Report.” (December 2003). 
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (Austin, Texas)
    • “2011 Texas Higher Education Almanac, A Report on Institutional Performance” (January 2011). 
  • Nonprofit Enterprise Center (El Paso, Texas)
    • “YWCA Departmental Evaluations: 2008 Findings.” (September 2008). 
  • Fort Bliss, Directorate of Morale, Welfare & Recreation (El Paso, Texas)
    • “Fort Bliss 2008 On-line MWR Leisure Needs Survey: Analyses of Trends among Active Duty Soldiers, Spouses, Veterans, & Civilian Employees, Summary of Results.” (August 2008). 
  • City of El Paso (El Paso, Texas)
    • “Public/Private Arts Advocacy in El Paso: Developing Recommendations for the Integration of the Creative Sector.” (February 2008).
    • “The El Paso Expatriate Project: Constructing & Aligning Circular Pathways of Return for the High School Graduating Classes of 1980-2000.” (December 2007). 
  • Texas Criminal Justice Coalition (Austin, Texas)
    • “Understanding the Public’s Perceptions of Incarceration, Rehabilitation, Education, Re-Entry, & Other Issues: Recommendations for Sunset Advisory Commission.” (June 2006).
    • “Undocumented Latinos in High School: A Discussion of Their Long-term Relevance & the Immediate Opportunities They Present.” (May 2006).

Research Initiatives

  • University of Texas at Austin, Doctoral Dissertation (Austin, Texas)
    • “Exploring the Influence of an American Latina/o Intellectual Formation in Flux: An Analysis of the Multiform Capital & Protocultural Agency Accumulated by the Avowed Raza Mezclada Vanguard.” (December 2005). 
  • University of Texas at Austin & United States Department of Agriculture (Zapata, Texas)
    • “Study of Rural Broadband Access in Zapata & Zavala County.” (December 2004-May 2005). 
  • University of Texas at Austin, M.A. Thesis (Austin, Texas)
    • “Framing the Latino Vote: Content Analysis of ABC, CBS, NBC, & CNN News Coverage of Latino Issues during the 2000 Presidential Campaigns.” (May 2002).

Surveys

  • El Paso Expatriate Project/Creating Circular Pathways of Return
  • 2019 NHI Leadership Programs

Instruction

9

University of Texas at Austin/Radio-Television-Film Department

  • Ethnicity, Race, Culture, & Mass Media
  • Latinos, Media, & Politics
9

Cathedral High School/Center for Advanced Studies

  • Introduction to Film
  • Mass Media & Society
9

El Paso Community College/Mass Communication Department

  • Introduction to Electronic Media
  • Introduction to Film
  • Mass Media & Society
9

University of Texas at El Paso/Department of Communication

  • Introduction to the Art of the Motion Picture
  • Introduction to Chicano Cinema