Edward P. Hunt


Edward Hunt is an adjunct professor in History at Stonehill College. He obtained a PhD in American Studies from the College of William & Mary in 2016. His major fields of study were U.S. History to 1877, U.S. History since 1877, and the U.S. and the World. He completed a minor field on the History of Economic Thought. His research and teaching interests include U.S. History, U.S. Diplomatic History, U.S. and the World, U.S. Foreign Policy, U.S. Capitalism, U.S. Imperialism, Theories of Imperialism, Political Economy, Economic Theory, and Quantitative Analysis.

Edward has completed several research projects, including “US Government Computer Penetration Programs and the Implications for Cyberwar,” that the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing published in 2012. He also is the author of an interdisciplinary study that integrates world-systems analysis with diplomatic history to describe how the United States structured the global economy and the international system at the start of the twenty-first century. Currently, he writes about U.S. foreign policy for independent news media. 


  • Ph.D. American Studies (2016) The College of William & Mary
  • M.A. History (2010) UMass Boston
  • M.S. Statistics (2007) UMass Amherst
  • B.A. English (2003) The College of William & Mary 


  • American Nation I (HIS 281)
  • American Nation II (HIS 282)
  • A History of American Capitalism (HIS 100)