Dr. Mohammad Rizwan Khan is a Professor in the Department of English at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), UP, India with an experience of teaching and research of more than twenty seven (27) years. He has also taught English in Nizwa Technical Industrial College (Oman) and King Khalid University (Saudi Arabia), besides delivering talks, courses and seminars as a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Arts and Aesthetics at IULM University, Milan, Italy and at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary.
Some awards and scholarships worth mentioning are: Post-graduate Merit Scholarship (1985-87 as MA student); "Indo-Hungarian Exchange Fellowship", 2010; "Assessor Award for Innovation in Teaching"; and "Certificate of Unit Credit for A National Vocational Qualification", by Royal Society of Arts, London, 1998.
His areas of interest are "Linguistic Imperialism", "Curriculum Planning and Syllabus Designing", "Material Production", "Evaluation of Courses and Materials", "Teacher Education", "Literary Theory", Translation Studies" and "Film Studies".
He has been consistently involved in various academic activities as participant, organiser, keynote speaker, discussant, teacher-educator, and editor and author in series of National and International seminars, conferences and workshops. His book The Lasting Legacies of Mulk Raj Anand: A Tribute is a remarkable contribution, besides his other publications.
His personal interaction with such great masters, like David Crystal, Allen Maley, Jennifer Jenkins and Barbara Seidelhofer, in an International Conference at Verona, Italy makes a special mention here.
He has established his credibility as Director of Center for Distance Education (AMU), Coordinator for Accreditation of AMU by NAAC, Manager of AMU Schools. Presently he is the Director of IQAC AMU.
On the Campus at AMU, he is also known for his Public Life. He has been an elected Member of the "AMU Court", and "Joint Secretary" and "Secretary" of the AMU Teachers' Association (AMUTA).