University of Vermont

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DEBORAH E. HUNTER

Associate Professor
Integrated Professional Studies
Education & Social Sciences
Phone:(802)656-2030
Email Address:dhunter@zoo.uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:higher education, faculty life, college students
Biography:Professor Hunter is a prominent scholar celebrated for her innovative research on campus life, acknowledged leadership skills in higher education, and success as an educator. She was recently honored with the Kroepsch-Maurice Award for Excellence in Teaching from UVM. Hunter also has received coveted awards for her research and leadership within the student affairs profession from the American College Personnel Association, the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators, and the National Association for Women in Education. Her most current research delves into undergraduate student cultures, relationships between campuses and communities and the experiences of first generation college students.