Starling Hunter is an organizational theorist and visiting professor at the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. His research interests include the strategic uses and organizational consequences of management information systems.
Professor Hunter holds a BS in Electrical Engineering (1985) from Arizona State University. He earned an MBA (1992) and a PhD in Organizational Theory (1999) from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. For several years Prof. Hunter worked as an engineer in the Electromagnetic Technology Group of the Boeing Defense and Space Group, researching and developing communications systems for military aircraft. After completing his MBA, he worked as a Human Resource Analyst at Exxon Chemical’s Bayway Refinery in Linden NJ. In 2007, he joined the faculty of the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.
Prof. Hunter first came to MIT as an MLK Visiting Professor in 1998, hosted by the MIT Sloan School. After his two-year visit, he stayed on to serve as a Theodore T. Miller Career Development Professor for a three-year term.