Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Professor Emeritus Hunt investigates economic and social structures and dynamics of a broad range of human societies. He has been particularly interested in agriculture, irrigation, and systems of exchange.
Northwestern University, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
Hamilton College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Mellon Foundation Emeritus Fellowship (2005)
Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Brandeis University (2002)
President, Society for Economic Anthropology (1992 - 1993)
Vice-President, Society for Economic Anthropology (1992)
National Science Foundation Grant, Comparative Study of Irrigation (1990 - 1993)
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1980)
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship (1975)