Mary Evelyn Tucker
Mary Evelyn Tucker is a Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar at Yale University, where she has appointments in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as well as the Divinity School and the Department of Religious Studies. She teaches in the joint MA program in religion and ecology and directs the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale with her husband, John Grim. Since 1997, she has been a Research Associate at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard. From 1997 to 2000, she served on the International Earth Charter Drafting Committee. She has authored and edited numerous books on Asian religions, the intersection between religion and ecology, and the work of Thomas Berry, and is the co-creator of a multi-media project called Journey of the Universe, which includes an Emmy award-winning film. She received her PhD from Columbia University in Japanese Confucianism.