Cécile was born in Lyon, France. She studied English language, literature and civilization at the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 for her B.A. In 2003, Cécile moved to Austin, TX where she completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in French Linguistics, at the University of Texas at Austin. Cécile has been a French instructor for 10 years and is now teaching in the French Department at the University of Virginia.
She moved to Charlottesville in 2012. When she doesn’t teach, Cécile enjoys doing yoga, traveling and meeting new people.