Faculty Profile:

Dr. Melissa Menzer, PhDProgram AnalystNational Endowment for the Arts
Melissa Menzer is a Program Analyst in the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts. She manages the Research: Art Works grant program, which supports research projects focused on the value and the impact of the arts on humans and societies, as well as the Research Labs cooperative agreement program, which supports transdisciplinary research teams who are tasked in yielding empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of the arts and non-arts sectors. Melissa has a doctorate in Human Development from the University of Maryland, and has bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Studio Art.