Brian Allen Hunt is an economist and visiting lecturer with the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Department of Economics at Georgia State University where he teaches microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis, international trade and global finance, and industrial organization. Mr. Hunt has also served as a visiting economics lecturer in the Global MBA program at the SP Jain Center of Management in Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (2008) and the School of Economics at The Georgia Institute of Technology (2007-Present). For the Department of Economics and student body here at Georgia State University, Mr. Hunt regularly teaches principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and international finance.
Mr. Hunt received his BA (1995) in International Studies and Economics from the University of South Carolina and his MA (2000) in Global Trade, Finance, and Economic Integration from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. In addition to his professional academic employment, Mr. Hunt has worked in international banking with banking institutions such as US Bank and Bank One and has also served as a freelance, open-source intelligence analyst for Intellibridge Corporation (Washington, DC) covering economic, security, and political issues in East and Southeast Asia.
His current research interests include economic development, national security issues in economics, international trade and international finance, and financial market crises and contagion effects; with country and regional focuses on China and the economies of the Persian Gulf. Mr. Hunt is also an author of his first macroeconomics textbook titled, Macroeconomics Deconstructed: What Truly Shapes the Economy, scheduled to be published by Cognella Publishing this August 2015.