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Council Member

Mary Evelyn Tucker

Religion and Environment Scholar

Mary Evelyn Tucker is senior lecturer and research scholar at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Yale Divinity School, and specializes in Asian Religions. She and her husband John Grim organized ten conferences on World Religions and Ecology at Harvard University, and were series editors for ten volumes from those. They are now co-founders and co-directors of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale. She is author of Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase, co-author with Brian Swimme of Journey of the Universe, and co-author with John Grim of Ecology and Religion, among many other publications. Journey of the Universe, inspired by the work of Thomas Berry, is a multi-media project including a film and a series of video interviews ( She serves on the Advisory Boards of Orion Magazine, the Garrison Institute, and Climate Central.