Fabrice Teulon, associate professor of French in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of associate professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

The emeritus title may be conferred on retired professors, associate professors, and administrative officers who are specially recommended to the board by Virginia Tech President Tim Sands in recognition of exemplary service to the university. Nominated individuals who are approved by the board receive a copy of the resolution and a certificate of appreciation.

A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1995, Teulon made significant contributions to French studies through his work in 18th century French literature.

Teulon taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses ranging across the French curriculum and advised many students on master’s degree and doctoral dissertations. He also established the Department of Modern and Classic Languages and Literatures’ study abroad program in Paris.

Teulon was president of the Virginia Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French from 2010 to 2014. He received the Certificate of Teaching Excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences at Virginia Tech in 1999 and the Marshall Brannon Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching Post Secondary Award from the Foreign Language Association of Virginia in 2010.

Teulon received two collegiate degrees from Université d’Orléans-La Source and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.