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Gregory Hunt, M.S.
Gregory Hunt, M.S.

Adjunct Faculty

Criminology & Criminal Justice

greghunt@pdx.edu

Education

M.S., American University
M.S., University of Maryland
B.A., University of Miami


Gregory Hunt is a retired federal probation officer from Washington, DC, whose focus of interest and experiences is sentencing. As a sentencing guidelines specialist for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Professor Hunt advised federal judges on sentencing of drug and white-collar offenders. He also served as the chair of the Probation Officer Advisory Group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Prior to being a U.S. probation officer, Professor Hunt was a police officer in Coral Gables, Florida and served in the U.S. Navy. After retiring from federal service, Professor Hunt taught at American University in Washington, DC. During his tenure at the university, he created courses for students to work with offenders in the community, graduate courses concerning the evolution of sentencing in the United States, and both on-line and in classroom courses on drug policy.

Professor Hunt specializes in sentencing, community corrections and drug policies. Professor Hunt also led the establishment of a female halfway house in Alexandria, VA (the only one of its kind in Northern Virginia) and created an offender program that assisted offenders in their adjustment to the community. He served on the board of directors of numerous offender aid programs.