Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338
By appointment until fall.
- 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
- French culture, language and people
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.