Dr. Leena Rouhiainen is Professor in Artistic Research at the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsin­ki. She is a dancer and choreographer whose research in­terests lie in somatics, choreography, experimental writing, phenomenology and artistic research. She has published articles and co-edited journals and books in these areas, including Dance Spaces: Practices of Movement (2012) with Susanne Ravn, Tanssiva tutkimus:tanssitutkimuksen mene­telmiä ja lähestymistapoja (2014) with Hanna Järvinen. She was chair of the board of Nordic Forum for Dance Research (NOFOD) between 2008–2010 and executive board member of Society for Artistic Research (SAR) between 2015–2020.