Leah Kalmanson is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Drake University (Des Moines, Iowa). She received her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She is the author of Cross-Cultural Existentialism: On the Meaning of Life in Asian and Western Thought (Bloomsbury 2020) and co-author with Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach of A Practical Guide to World Philosophies: Selves, Worlds, and Ways of Knowing (Bloomsbury 2021). Her articles appear in the journals Comparative and Continental Philosophy, Continental Philosophy Review, Frontiers of Philosophy in China, Hypatia, Journal of World Philosophies, Philosophy East and West, Shofar, and Studies in Chinese Religions. She is co-editor of several collections including, most recently, Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies with Stephanie Rivera Berruz (Bloomsbury 2018), Buddhist Responses to Globalization with James Mark Shields (Lexington 2014), and Ineffability: An Exercise in Comparative Philosophy of Religion with Tim Knepper (Springer 2017). She currently serves on the editorial team at the Journal of Japanese Philosophy (SUNY).