Dr. Alessio Rotundo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Turin in Italy and a Master’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Heidelberg in Germany. In May 2020, he received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Duquesne University. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Loyola University New Orleans and Xavier University of Louisiana. He works primarily in the areas of Husserlian phenomenology, continental philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics. His last publication appears in the 2021 special issue of Ethics and Politics with the title "Ratio Negativa: Normative Reason and History in Husserl and Merleau-Ponty." In this paper, he expounds the connection between reason, normativity, and history in the work of Edmund Husserl and Maurice Merleau-Ponty.