Cynthia R. Nielsen is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Dallas. Her research interests include hermeneutical philosophy (esp. H-G. Gadamer), aesthetics, philosophy of culture, society, and identity, ethics, and Post-Soviet Studies. Nielsen's most recent book is Gadamer's Hermeneutical Aesthetics: On Art as a Performative, Communal, Dynamic Event in Routledge Research in Aesthetics Series (Routledge, Oct. 2022). https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Research-in-Aesthetics/book-series/RRA?pd=published,forthcoming&pg=1&pp=12&so=pub&view=list