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Daniel Noren, PhD, DML

Daniel Noren, PhD, DML

English, Literature, and World Languages
Phone: (231) 591-5881
Email: [email protected]


  • DML, Doctor of Modern Languages Degree, DML, Middlebury College, French
  • MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, French
  • BA, North Park University, French



Dan Noren teaches French. He conducts study abroad tours to Martinique, France, and other francophone countries. He has a special interest in oral traditions in francophone countries and has created unique teaching modules based on this interest. He was recently honored as Distinguished Teacher at Ferris and International Educator of the Year.

Employed at Ferris since 1989


  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), MIWLA, "Le Cameroun, Que Scay-Je," Lansing, Michigan, (November 2018).
  • Panel
    Warner, E. (Panelist), Noren, D. (Panelist), Davila-Howard, A. (Panelist), Drake, D. (Panelist), Michigan World Language Association Conference, "Study Abroad Programs: Interculturality at the Grassroots Level ," MIWLA, Lansing, MI, (October 18, 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), Annual AATF conference, "La Martinique, Que Scay-Je," La Pointe du Bout, Martinique, (July 2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), Annual AATF conference, "Teaching Martinique and Guadeloupe: La Francophonie à Notre Portée," St. Louis, Missouri, (July 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), MIWLA, "Le Québec, Que Scay-Je," Lansing, Michigan, (November 2016).
  • Paper
    Noren, D. (Presenter), Conference, "La Guadeloupe, Que Scay-Je," AATF, Austin, Texas, (July 2016).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), Cottrill, M. (Presenter), MIWLA (Michigan World Languages Association) conference, "Allons vers les Caraïbes (presenting on the Francophone islands of the Caribbean)," Lansing, MI, (October 23, 2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), Muriel de Boafede, V. (Presenter), MIWLA conference, "Expect the Best from your State, Regional, and National Professional Organizations," Lansing, MI, (October 23, 2015).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), AATF session at MIWLA, "Appreciating Haitian Culture," Lansing, MI, (October 18, 2013).
  • Oral Presentation
    Noren, D. (Presenter), NCHC (National Collegiate Honor’s Council) conference, "The Creolization of the American University Campus: Teaching a “Foreign Language” to a “Foreigner:” Building the Necessary Cultural and Social Scaffolds to Nurture a Language Acquisition Playing Field," New Orleans, (October 18, 2013).