Dr. Tucker is a Senior Lecturer in Religion and the Environment at Yale University, holding joint appointments in the Divinity School, the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies. With John Grim, she co-founded the Forum on Religion and Ecology. Together they coordinated a ten-conference series on World Religions and Ecology at Harvard's Center for the Study of World Religions. They are general editors of the ten volumes published from the series.
She is the author of Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase. She is the co-editor of books on ecological views of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism from Harvard University Press. She has published two volumes Confucian Spirituality and The Philosophy of Chi from Columbia University Press. She has also edited Thomas Berry's books including Evening Thoughts (Sierra Club Books).
Tucker is a member of the Interfaith Partnership for the Environment at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and a member of the Earth Charter International Council.