Green Burial Expert
Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to
a Natural Way of Burial
Mark Harris is a former environmental columnist with the Los
Angeles Times Syndicate. His articles and essays have appeared in
the Chicago Tribune, Reader's Digest, E: The Environmental
Magazine, Hope, and Vegetarian Times. His profile of
a foster care community for Chicago Parent won a
journalism award for feature writing. He is a member of the
Society of Environmental Journalists. Mark lives with his
family in eastern Pennsylvania.
For Grave Matters,
Mark has been interviewed by Fresh Air host Terry Gross
and appeared on CNN, MSNBC, ABC News and the CBC.
His views on green burial and funeral matters have been reported on
in the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post,
Baltimore Sun, and People magazine, among others.
He speaks regularly to college students, church congregations,
hospice workers, home funeral providers, consumer-friendly funeral
advocates, and funeral directors about green burial and funeral
A graduate of Stetson University and the University of Chicago,
Mark is an adjunct instructor at Moravian College and a Woodrow
Wilson Visiting Fellow. His current book project focuses on green
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