Michael Kelly, Professor of French and currently Head of Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014.
Professor Kelly has been recognised for services to higher education and European cooperation.
“I am delighted to receive this honour. It recognises my contribution to cultural exchanges between Britain and France and the work I have done to promote the study of languages in this country.
More top news
Tuesday morning's weather for the east of the region
Tuesday morning's weather for the west of the region
ITV Meridian's brand new set for 2015