Sr. Cyndi Nienhaus, CSA, is an associate professor in Religious Education, having received her Ph.D. from Fordham University in New York City. Her research interests include interreligious dialogue, Jewish-Christian Relations, and Holocaust studies, and she has written several scholarly articles and has co-authored one book. At Marian since 2008, she teaches undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. levels and served as president of the faculty senate for the 2016-2017 academic year. She currently serves as a general councilor for the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes and plays flute with the Fond du Lac Symphonic Band, while also taking piano lessons. She loves to spend her free time with her dog, Thunder.