Dr. Hunter is an Assistant Professor of English at Baldwin Wallace University and the Ohio Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild of America.

His articles on theater have appeared in American Theatre Magazine, Text and Presentation, HowlRound, The Dramatist, and as chapters in the books Performing the Progressive Era and Experimental O'Neill. His reviews have appeared in Theatre Survey, Theatre Journal, Ecumenica, Cutbank, The Wallace Stevens Review and The Eugene O'Neill Review.

As a playwright, he wrote for all three parts of the collaborative Jackson Heights Trilogy (Produced by Theatre 167, directed by Ari Laura Kreith, published: Indie Theater Now). His other plays include Cyrano de Bergen County, New Jersey (published: Playscripts, Inc.); To the Orchard (2016 International Jewish Play Project Finalist, produced by Playwrights Local, Dir. Dale Heinen); Weimar (a commission by the Baldwin Wallace University Department of Theatre and Dance, Dir. Anjanette Hall); Down by Contact (Co-produced in 2018 by Dobama Theatre and Playwrights Local, Dir. Dale Heinen); and the short play Biggest Break (Produced by Artistic New Directions, Dir. Morgan Gould).

He is a member of the Playwrights GYM at Dobama Theatre, founder of Brooklyn Playwrights Collective, Literary Director of Theatre 167, former Curator of New Plays at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, and a participant of the Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University.

M.A., Brooklyn College, M.F.A., Boston University, Ph.D., Stony Brook University.