David Hunter

DD Deane

Professor of Mathematics
Phone: (805) 565-6075
Email: dhunter@westmont.edu
Office Location: Winter Hall 303

Office Hours
Summer: by appointment

Algebraic Topology

Professor Hunter has taught at Westmont since 2000. He co-directed Westmont in Mexico. He enjoys biking with his kids, cheering for the Cubs, and defending his garden from gophers.

Course web pages and textbook information

Professor Hunter teaches

  • Discrete mathematics
  • Linear algebra
  • Calculus
  • Algebra


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Virginia
  • M.S. in Mathematics, University of Virginia
  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Applications of algebra, geometry, and topology to computing
  • Discrete mathematics

Selected Publications

  • Essentials of Discrete Mathematics. Jones and Bartlett, Inc., 2008, 2012.
  • "How rare is symmetry in 12-tone musical rows?" (with P. von Hippel) American Mathematical Monthly 110 (2003): 124-132.