Andrea Smith-Ruff

Andrea Smith-Ruff

Communication Specialist

Andrea holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and American history from Michigan State University. She has more than 15 years of experience in organizational communication, especially writing and editing, and creating and managing web content. Before joining MICHR in 2010, Andrea worked in the book industry for 15 years and has a particular passion for children’s and young adult books. She and her husband enjoy watching their three young children turn into eager readers. An advocate for child car seat safety, Andrea has been a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician since 2007 and volunteers with Mott's chapter of Safe Kids.

734.763.1706 | asmithru@umich.edu