Hunter is from Angola, Indiana, majoring in Anthropology, with a minor in Geography and a minor in Latin American studies.
Hunter is a Peer Academic leader here campus – part of a program designed to help undeclared students explore a major. He has worked as a tutor for the AmeriCorps program, also supervising classes and the climbing wall at the Gunnison Recreation Center. While at Western, Hunter has taken advantage of two summer anthropological field opportunities: in Belize on an archeological project led by Western State professor Dr. Hyde; and in Guatemala, focusing on Maya medical anthropology. This past semester, Hunter worked with Western’s Dr. Lynn Sikkink on a film project in Colorado's San Luis Valley. He has just been accepted into the master of arts program in Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, on a full scholarship. He graduates with a 3.73 GPA.