Jennifer A. Parks is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at Loyola University in Chicago. Her areas of teaching and research interest include health-care ethics, disability theory, moral philosophy and feminist theory. She has published The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding Ethics and a book on home health care entitled No Place Like Home? Feminist Ethics and Home Health Care. Parks has had articles appear in major academic journals such as the Hastings Center Report and Hypatia. She lives in Chicago with her husband, her year-and-a-half-old son and her pug dog named Oliver.