Jon Mandle is a professor in the Philosophy Department at the University at Albany (State University of New York), where he served as department chair from 2004-2013. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994. His primary interests are in contemporary political philosophy and ethics as well as their history. He is the author of three books – What’s Left of Liberalism: An Interpretation and Defense of Justice as Fairness (Lexington, 2000), Global Justice (Polity, 2006), and Rawls’s A Theory of Justice: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2009) – and is a co-editor of three collections on Rawls - A Companion to Rawls (Blackwell, 2014), The Cambridge Rawls Lexicon (Cambridge, 2015), and John Rawls: Debating the Major Questions (Oxford, 2020). In addition to his work on Rawls, he has published articles on Rousseau, Kant, meta-ethics, global justice, and other topics. In 2015, he was a visiting expert at Shandong University in Jinan, China.