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The Forum welcomes contributions of scholars and activists around the world whose work examines the role religion play in revisioning future human-earth relations. Through their association with the Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions Conference on World Religions and Ecology, the Forum has been affiliated with more than 800 scholars around the world involved in issues relating to religion and ecology. Current leadership in the Forum includes the following individuals:

 

 

Steering Committee

Coordinators

Mary Evelyn Tucker Yale University
John Grim Yale University
 
 
Advisory Board of Area Specialists for the Forum

Buddhism
Stephanie Kaza   University of Vermont
Kenneth Kraft   Lehigh University
Donald Swearer   Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School, emeritus
Duncan Ryuken Williams   University of California, Irvine
 
Christianity
John Chryssavgis   Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
John Cobb   Claremont School of Theology
Sallie McFague   Vancouver School of Theology
Rosemary Radford Ruether   Pacific School of Religion, Graduate Theological Union
 
Confucianism
Tu Weiming   Beijing University
John Berthrong   Boston University
William Theodore de Bary   Columbia University
Rodney Taylor   University of Colorado, Boulder, emeritus
 
Daoism
Norman Girardot Lehigh University
Liu Xiaogan Chinese University of Hong Kong
James E. Miller Queen’s University, Ontario
 
Hinduism
Ann Grodzins Gold   Syracuse University
David Haberman   Indiana University
Vijaya Nagarajan   University of San Francisco
Vasudha Narayanan   University of Florida
Lance Nelson   University of San Diego
 
Indigenous Traditions
Oren Lyons   Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee, SUNY, Buffalo
Mary MacDonald   LeMoyne College, emeritus
Victor Montejo   University of California, Davis
Jacob Olupona   Harvard Divinity School
Leslie Sponsel   University of Hawaii, emeritus
Ines Talamantez   University of Califonia, Santa Barbara
 
Islam
Frederick Denny   University of Colorado, Boulder, emeritus
Richard Foltz   Concordia University, Montreal
Safei-Eldin Hamed   Texas Technical University
S. Nomanul Haq   University of Pennsylvania
Tazim Kassam   Syracuse University
Fazlun Khalid   Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Seyyed Hossein Nasr   George Washington University
 
Jainism
Christopher Key Chapple
Loyola Marymount University
Satish Kumar   Schumacher College, England
 
Judaism
Hava Tirosh-Samuelson   Arizona State University
Moshe Sokol   Lander College for Men
 
 
 
Dialogue Partners

Science
Niles Eldredge   American Museum of Natural History
Ursula Goodenough   Washington University
Jane Lubchenco   Oregon State University
   
Brian Swimme   California Institute of Integral Studies
Edward O. Wilson   Harvard University
 
Economics
Robert Costanza   University of Maryland
Herman E. Daly   University of Maryland
Robert Massie   Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES)
Juliet Schor Harvard University
 
Education
Thomas Collins Palmer Trinity School
Peter Blaze Corcoran   Florida Gulf Coast University
David Orr   Oberlin College
Larry Shinn   Berea College, emeritus
Mitchell Thomashow   Unity College, Emeritus
 
Ethics
J. Baird Callicott University of North Texas
Stephen Dunn   University of Toronto, emeritus
Daniel Maguire The Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health, and Ethics
Jay McDaniel Center for Spirituality and Sustainability, Hendrix College
Franklin E. Vilas   Interfaith Partnership (UNEP)
 
Public Policy
Donald Brown Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania
William Moomaw   Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University
Steven Rockefeller Earth Charter Drafting Committee
William F. Ryan   International Development Research Centre (Ottawa)
 
 
Area Specialists for this Web Site

Hinduism
Ann Grodzins Gold Syracuse University
David Haberman   Indiana University
 
Jainism
Christopher Key Chapple Loyola Marymount University
 
Buddhism
Kenneth Kraft Lehigh University
 
Daoism
James Miller Queen’s University, Ontario
 
Indigenous Traditions
Melissa Nelson   The Cultural Conservancy
Leslie Sponsel University of Hawaii
 
Judaism
Moshe Sokol Lander College for Men
 
Christianity
Dieter Hessel Theological Education to Meet the Environmental Challenge (TEMEC)
 
Islam
Richard Foltz Concordia University, Montreal
 
 
Forum Personnel
 
Tara Trapani
Forum on Religion and Ecology, Chief Administrator
Journey of the Universe, Project Coordinator
 
Elizabeth McAnally
Forum Newsletter Editor
Website Manager
 
Matthew Riley
Forum Research Associate
Journey of the Universe, Curriculum Development
 
Christina Riley
Forum List Manager
American Teilhard Association Coordinator
 
Russell Powell
Forum Research Assistant