# David Hunter

**Professor of Mathematics **

Phone: (805) 565-6075

Email: dhunter@westmont.edu

Office Location: Winter Hall 303

**Office Hours**

Summer: by appointment

**Specialization**

Algebraic Topology

Professor Hunter has taught at Westmont since 2000. He co-directed Westmont in Mexico. He enjoys running Santa Barbara's trails, cheering for the Cubs, and cooking.

Course web pages and textbook information

### Professor Hunter teaches

- Discrete Mathematics
- Linear Algebra
- Modern Algebra
- Calculus
- 3D Computer Graphics
- Cryptography and Coding Theory

### Education

- 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 and data
- Discrete mathematics
- Curriculum innovation

### Selected Publications

*Essentials of Discrete Mathematics*. Jones and Bartlett, Inc., 2008, 2012, 2017.- "How rare is symmetry in 12-tone musical rows?" (with P. von Hippel)
*American Mathematical Monthly*110 (2003): 124-132.