Dr. Hunter Bacot
Professor and Graduate Program Director
Hunter Bacot is the Graduate Program Director and Professor of Political Science. He teaches courses in Public Administration, Public Policy, and State & Local Government. His research interests are in state & local government and public policy (environmental policy). He has researched and published in disciplinary journals about civic development in local governments, airport authorities, local government waste management programs, brownfield redevelopment, and state-level environmental policy. Throughout his career, Hunter has worked and consulted with municipal and county governments, as well as served on local government boards and commissions. With his expertise in survey research, Hunter has also served as a survey consultant for statewide organizations and civic groups, as well as for the U.S. Department of Justice and N.C. District Attorneys. Hunter currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs.