Hunter is a tenured associate professor in the Department of Humanistic Management and Hospitality at the University of San Francisco's School of Management and has been a member of the faculty since 2011. He is a military veteran and former software engineer who holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Management from Carnegie Mellon University as well as master’s degrees in both computer science and public policy.
Having received multiple awards and recognition for his work with students, Dr. Hunter is committed to active and experiential learning techniques in his instruction of courses within the areas of organizational behavior and organization development. He has authored teaching cases and teaching exercises for multiple peer-reviewed journals including The CASE Journal, Case Research Journal, Organization Management Journal, Journal of Critical Incidents and Management Teaching Review. At USF, he has instructed over a dozen different courses, contributing to both undergraduate and graduate degree programs including MSOD, MBA and Executive MBA.
Consistently linked to Dr. Hunter's course content and teaching approaches are his primary research topics of networks, culture and leadership. His work in these areas appears in multiple peer-reviewed journals including Process Safety Progress, Challenging Organizations and Society, and the Qualitative Research Journal. Dr. Hunter's current projects examine the accuracy and stability of social network perception over time and the effects of modern organizational constraints on worker experience.