Nancy Sherman is University Professor in Philosophy at Georgetown University. She served as the first Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the U.S. Naval Academy. She writes on ethics, military ethics, and the emotions and has training in psychoanalysis. Nancy has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard University and taught at Yale before joining the Georgetown department. In addition to musing with ideas, she loves the outdoors—hiking, biking, running, and swimming, and is an avid gardener. She also loves modern dance, something she has been doing since college.