Grants

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant

With the Michigan Opera Theatre as the PI, Dr. Jennifer M. Gómez is a special advisor on the $175,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, Transformation through the Arts

As such, Dr. Gómez is involved in multiple panel discussions that will be filmed and freely available in late 2020 and early 2021 regarding the ballet PassageDance Theatre of Harlem and legendary co-founder Arthur Mitchell, and how the arts can help us all heal from violence and racism. 

In Conversation- Passage: A conversation with Passage choreographer, Claudia Schreier and composer, Jessie Montgomery, with moderator Jennifer M Gómez, Ph.D.

2020-21

National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Grant

With Eisenhower Dance Detroit (EDD) as the PI, Dr. Jennifer M. Gómez is research consultant of the $10,000 National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Arts Project Grant, The Transparency Project.

As such, she is collaborating with EDD on a research study that will assess audience members’ perceptions of contemporary dance and their role as patrons of the arts. 

2020-21

The Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) Grant

Along with fellow Co-PI, Dr. Samuele Zilioli, Dr. Jennifer M. Gómez received a $25,000 MCUAAAR Grant for their study, Cultural Betrayal Trauma as a Novel Social Determinant of Cardiovascular Disease among Urban African American Elders.

2020-21

Michigan Humanities Council Grant

With Michigan Opera Theatre as the PI, Dr. Jennifer M. Gómez was a special advisor on the $15,000 Michigan Humanities Council Grant, Taking the Stage—The Changing Voice of Opera & Dance.

As such, Dr. Gómez gave talks about how co-founder, Arthur Mitchell, and Dance Theatre of Harlem use the arts to promote equality to The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American HistoryMichigan Opera Theatre, and Detroit Public Schools

2019-20

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Awarded the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine

2018-19

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Awarded the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine

2015-16

Internal Funding
  • 2020, PI: Wayne State University Academy of Scholars Junior Research Award; $1,000
  • 2020, PI: Wayne State University Research Grant; $10,000
  • 2020, PI: Wayne State University Start Up Funds; $6,000
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