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Honors Program and PELP Staff

Tim WintersDr. Winters earned his B.A. in Greek with Honors at the University of Arizona, and his M.A. and Ph.D. at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Oh. He spent two years living in Greece where he studied archeology and history at The American School of Classical Studies at Athens Dr. Winters has been teaching Greek, Latin, ancient civilization, and archeology for about thirty years. He has been the recipient of the Society for Classical Studies National College Teacher of the Year Award, the Classical Assn of the Middle West and South College Teacher of the Year Award, the Socrates Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at APSU, and the Distinguished Professor Award also at APSU. His research interests are in Greek epigraphy, Greek pedagogy, and Greek archeology. Dr. Winters joined the faculty of Austin Peay in 1997.

Dr. Winters assumed the position of director of Honors and the President’s Emerging Leaders Program in July of 2018. He also coordinates national scholarships such as the Fulbright Program and the Goldwater Scholarship. His favorite part of the position is having the joy of working with some of the best, brightest, and most quick-witted students on campus.

Dr. Timothy F. Winters
Director of Honors and PELP
(931) 221-7118


delaney atkinsMs. Delaney Atkins is the Administrative Assistant for the Honors Program and President's Emerging Leaders Program. She graduated from Austin Peay State University with her Masters of Arts in English in 2020 and with her Bachelors of Science in English with a minor in Professional Writing in 2018. She is also an instructor for Honors, the President's Emerging Leaders Program, PASS 0900. In her off time, Delaney spends her time writing poetry, reading, studying Victorian and Romantic literature, and listening to music. 

Delaney Atkins
Academic Associate to the Executive Director
(931) 221-7403