Cuisinier, Jeanne A(dele) L(ucie)
(1890– )
French anthropologist and research worker at the French
National Center for Scientific Research, who also wrote on
parapsychological subjects. She was born October 30, 1890, in
Neuilly-sur-Seine, and studied at the Ecole des Langues Orientales
Vivantes, Paris, the Institut de Phonétique Malais, and the
Sorbonne, where she received her doctorate in 1944. Cuisinier
studied magic beliefs and rituals among Asian peoples and
published books on social geography and sociology, sacred
dance in Indochina and Indonesia, and the shadow play in Kelantan.
She also reviewed books for the International Journal of