Evelyn Tucker is a professor of
religion at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where she
teaches courses in world religions, Asian religions, and religion and
ecology. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in the history of
religions specializing in Confucianism in Japan. She has published Moral
and Spiritual Cultivation in Japanese Neo-Confucianism (SUNY, 1989).
She co-edited Worldviews and Ecology (Orbis Books, 1994) with John
Grim, Buddhism and Ecology (Harvard/CSWR, 1997) with Duncan
Williams, Confucianism and Ecology: The Interrelation of Heaven,
Earth, and Humans (CSWR, 1998) with John Berthrong, and Hinduism
and Ecology (forthcoming) with Christopher Key Chapple. She and John
Grim are directing the series of twelve conferences on Religions of the
World and Ecology at Harvard's Center for the Study of World Religions.
They are also editors for a series on Ecology and Justice from Orbis