Mohammed Errihani

Professor Mohammed Errihani

Associate Professor of English

Director of the English Language Program

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Courses commonly taught:

English 105: English Composition II
English 417: Experiential Learning- Cross-cultural communication
English 506: Introduction to Linguistics
And Various ESL courses

Areas of Specialization:

Applied Linguistics
Language policy
North African Studies.


Born and raised in Fez, Morocco, Mohammed Errihani has taught at Al-Akhawayn University in Morocco and at the University of Illinois at Chicago before joining Purdue University Calumet as an Assistant Professor of English and director of the English Language Program in the spring of 2007.

In addition to directing the ESL program, Prof. Errihani has also taught several courses at Purdue Calumet at the undergraduate and graduate level, including freshman composition, ESL, linguistics, and cross-cultural communication. He has also published and presented at international conferences on language policy, critical thinking, ESL, and rhetoric.  He was recently awarded a Senior Fellowship from Georgetown University to carry out teacher training and direct the English Language Resource Center at Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt.

Prof. Errihani holds a Bachelor’s degree and a diplome des Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in English Literature from the University of Fez, Morocco, a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and a Ph.D. in English and Rhetoric from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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