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 Passage, Dance 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.
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.
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.
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 History, Michigan Opera Theatre, and Detroit Public Schools.
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Awarded the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Awarded the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine
- 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