Richard Hunter Named Undergraduate Teacher of the Year
At the Stillman School of Business' March Integrity and Professionalism Luncheon, Alpha Kappa Psi named Richard Hunter Jr., J.D., professor of Finance and Legal Studies, the Undergraduate Teacher of the Year.
In October 2005 Hunter received the Legal Studies Bright Idea Award at Middlesex County College in Edison, N.J. for his research paper, "Fearof AIDS or Medical Malpractice?" Bright Idea Research Awards aresponsored annually by the New Jersey Policy Research Organization Foundation (the public policy affiliate of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association), New Jersey Business Magazine and the Stillman School.
Each year, these organizations present awards for the best research published by the business faculty at New Jersey's colleges and universities. Hunter's paper was one of only 14 papers state wide that received a Bright Idea Award.
In April and May of 2005, Hunter was honored by Seton Hall as"Researcher of the Year" and "Graduate Business Student Teacher of theYear."
Hunter is an expert on the transformation of the Polish economy, has published works in sports law, made more than 50 academic and professional presentations and co-authored two academic books, to name but a few of the many accomplishments in his busy and varied career.
"Dr. Hunter has been one of the most productive faculty members in the history of Seton Hall, one who is not only a very productive researcher— a continuum of impressive breadth and depth of scholarship — but alsoan excellent teacher who has touched the lives of thousands of students, an attribute that resumes never reveal," says Tony Loviscek,chair of the Department of Finance and Legal Studies.
Hunter received his bachelor's degree in government and international relations, his law degree and a certificate in Soviet and Eastern European Studies from the University of Notre Dame. He earned his master's in international economics and Soviet and East European Studies from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Institute for International Business, treasurer of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America in New York City and on the editorial advisory board for the International Journal of Business Research.
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