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Hunter Stanfield

Hunter Stanfield 

Family Science

Assistant Professor of Family Science


Hunter Stanfield is an assistant professor of family science. He completed an undergraduate degree in business administration as well as masters degrees in psychology and dispute resolution from Pepperdine University. He also completed a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Alabama, and a doctoral degree in couple and family therapy from Kansas State University. Hunter previously worked in college admissions and student affairs at Pepperdine University, and with children in a residential treatment facility in the state of Alabama. Hunter is trained as a couple and family therapist, an AAMFT approved supervisor, a family and community mediator, and has conducted workshops with a wide range of organizations on how to best manage conflict as well as prevent burnout and compassion fatigue in the helping professions. His primary research and clinical work surround men’s mental health and relationships, and he has presented at both the AAMFT and NCFR national conferences. Hunter has spent several summers working at a camp in North Carolina teaching kayaking, hiking, high adventure, and outdoor survival skills, and has been a part of medical mission trips with the Touch A Life organization. In his spare time, Hunter roots for Auburn University football, enjoys spending time with his family and nephews, hanging out with his Goldendoodle named Pete, and being active outdoors.