Martha Nussbaum is considered one of the world's foremost philosophers. She is also an award-winning author, her most recent works including Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs The Humanities and Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach. Nussbaum, though not a lawyer, is currently Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, a chair that includes appointments in the Philosophy Department, the Law School, and the Divinity School. She also holds Associate appointments in Classics and Political Science, is a member of the Committee on Southern Asian Studies, and a Board Member of the Human Rights Program. She previously taught at Harvard and Brown.