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Heidi Hurd joined the College of Law faculty at the University of Illinois in 2002, becoming the college’s first female dean serving until 2007. She is David C. Baum Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, and a prolific scholar. As Co-Director of the Program on Law and Philosophy, she regularly organizes workshops, roundtables, symposia, and conferences on topics such as The Morality of Debt Relief, Classics in Environmental Ethics, The Rationality of Promise-Keeping, Probability and Causation, and Just War Theory. In addition to her work for the College of Law, Heidi is a Faculty Affiliate of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, a past member of the Advisory Committee for the Center on Professional Ethics, the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Development, and the Campus Committee on Multi-Year Contracts.