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Russell Hunter, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles; B.A., Harvard University

Hunter has been teaching at Pepperdine for more than 20 years and at the California Graduate Institute for 12 years. His other experience includes seven years with the Consultation Commission on Peace Officer's Standards and Training, and teaching in his areas of interest: research, statistics, test construction, and learning theory.


The Culture and Trauma Research Lab conducts research on the cultural context of traumas such as partner abuse, human trafficking, genocide, and racism, and the role of spirituality in the recovery process.