Madeleine Cousineau is Professor of Sociology
at Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts. She received her B.A. from Emmanuel College and
her M.A. and Ph.D. from Boston University.
Dr. Cousineau is the
author of Introducing
Sociology: A Whole New World (Marquette Books, 2009), Promised Land: Base Christian Communities and
the Struggle for the Amazon (SUNY Press, 1995), Opting for the
Poor: Brazilian Catholicism in Transition (Sheed and
Ward, 1986), chapters in
four edited volumes, and articles in several academic journals.
She is the translator of Rio Maria: Song of the Earth, by
Ricardo Rezende (Orbis Books, 1994) and the editor of Syllabi
and Instructional Materials for the Sociology of Religion
(American Sociological Association, 1998) and of Religion
in a Changing World: Comparative Studies in Sociology (Praeger,
1998). She has served on the Executive Councils of the
Association for the Sociology of Religion, the Society for the
Scientific Study of Religion, and the Religion
Section of the American Sociological Association.
At the present time she
is a member of the New England Organization for Human Services
and the National Organization for Human Services. In 2013 she
received the NEOHS Development Award for dedication, service,
and contributions to the development and enhancement of this
Dr. Cousineau is listed
in Who's Who in America and in Who's Who
Among American Teachers. She lives in Boston with her husband, Jonathan Campbell.