Hunter is a PhD student in Sociology at Princeton. He earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 2017 with a degree in Human Evolutionary Biology and a minor in Music. He spent the following three years in Seattle at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation on a fellowship while simultaneously earning an MPH from the University of Washington. There, he studied social demography with a focus on global educational attainment and education quality. He's originally from Tupelo, Mississippi, and his research interests include social stratification, economic mobility, education, demography, and families.
He is working with Professor Yongai Jin and Yu Xie on education.