Department of Economics
Janelle Ott Long is the dance specialist at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and is entering her 10 th year there. Prior to joining the NEA, she was employed at Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. While at Dance/USA, she helped with the administration of two re-granting programs: American Dance Touring Initiative and Philadelphia Repertory Development Initiative, acted as the liaison to the board of trustees, and administered Dance/USA’s grants. Other arts organizations she has worked at include Cleveland Ballet, The Washington Ballet, and Karamu House. She is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College where she majored in business and minored in dance. She received her M.A. in arts management at American University, where she currently is an adjunct faculty member.