College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Hunter is originally from Pennsylvania, and graduated from Penn State, which is about 18 miles from where she grew up in the farmlands of central Pennsylvania. She earned Masters degrees (one in business administration and one in economics) from Virginia Tech, and earned her Ph.D. in political science, with distinction, from Northern Arizona University.
Dr. Hunter has business, economics, and political science at the undergraduate and the graduate level, both in the traditional classroom and online. Dr. Hunter's skills have earned her two teaching awards. She have been with Walden U since 2017, where she serves as a Contributing Faculty Member in Public Administration and Policy, teaching Public Administration and Sustainability Development for Global Communities. She also serves on dissertation committees as a member and chairperson.
Dr. Hunter's hobbies include reading, learning, and spending time with her horses.