Mary Evelyn Tucker is a Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar at Yale University where she holds appointments in the Divinity School and in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She is co-director with John Grim of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale. This arose out of a series of 10 conferences that they organized at Harvard on World Religions and Ecology that resulted in 10 edited volumes from Harvard.
She is a research associate at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard. In 2011 she completed the Journey of the Universe with Brian Swimme which includes a volume published by Yale University Press, a PBS film, and an educational series of interviews. Among her many publications is Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase (2003). She is a member of the Interfaith Partnership for the Environment at the United Nations Environment Programme. She served on the International Earth Charter Drafting Committee from 1997–2000. She holds a BA from Trinity College, MA from SUNY, MA from Fordham, and a PhD from Columbia University.
With Brian Thomas Swimme, Tucker and Grim created a multi-media project that includes a book (Yale, 2011), an Emmy Award winning film, a series of podcast Conversations, and an online courses from Yale/Coursera: www.coursera.org/specializations/journey-of-the-universe.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO HUMANS & NATURE:
Questions for a Resilient Future responses:
Articles in Minding Nature: