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Program Director

Dr. Matthew Kenney, Director

P.O. Box 4476
Clarksville, Tennessee 37044


Dr. Kenney earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy from Northwestern University (Illinois).  He later earned master's degrees in classical Greek from Bryn Mawr College (Pennsylvania) and in Latin American studies from Tulane University (Louisiana).  He completed his Ph.D., also from Tulane University, in political science.  He joined the faculty of Austin Peay in August 2001.  In addition to serving as the director of the Honors Program, he also directs the President's Emerging Leaders Program and is a professor in APSU's Department of Political Science.

Dr. Kenney's teaching and research interests are wide ranging, though they focus primarily on developing countries and social justice issues.