Cynthia Ruoff

Cynthia Ruoff (Cindy)
Instructor of French
Office: 
(269) 387-3045
Fax: 
(269) 387-6333
Location: 
520 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338
Mailing address: 
Department of World Languages and Literatures
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338
Office hours: 

Monday, 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Wednesday, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
And by appointment

Education: 
  • Ph.D., French Language and Literature, Michigan State University
  • M.A., French, Western Michigan University
  • B.A., English, Mundelein College of Loyola University of Chicago
Teaching interests: 
  • French culture, language and people
Bio: 

Dr. Cynthia Ruoff is an instructor of French in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University.

Ruoff has been teaching French at WMU since 1980. She is a local ambassador of French culture in Kalamazoo. As the president of the Alliance Française de Kalamazoo, Ruoff is responsible for finding ways to bring all things French to the area and organizing events and activities for French speaking (and loving) southwest Michigan residents.