E. K. Hunt

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Emery Kay Hunt (born November 13, 1937), better known as E. K. Hunt or Kay Hunt, is an Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Utah.[1]


He was born in Blanding, Utah,[2] the son of Emery Rulond Hunt (1914–1994)[3] and Minerva Kartchner (b. 1917).[2] He has one brother and four sisters.[4] Hunt has two children, Jeff Hunt and Andrew Hunt.[5] Andrew is a Professor of History at the University of Waterloo.

Hunt received his bachelor's degree in 1961 and his Ph.D. in 1968 from the University of Utah.[6] He has taught at five universities[7] including the University of California, Riverside from 1969 to 1978, after which he joined the faculty at the University of Utah.[6] From 1983 to 1989, he was chair of the University of Utah Department of Economics.[8]

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Genealogical sources give Hunt's first name as "Emery."[2][4] Amazon.com gives Hunt's first name as "Emerson" for the March 1986 paperback edition of Economics: An Introduction to Traditional and Radical Views (ISBN 978-0-06-350353-3).[9]

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  1. ^ "E. K. Hunt - University of Utah Economics Faculty and Staff". Salt Lake City: University of Utah Department of Economics. Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-06-30.
  2. ^ a b c Black, Chester Allen; Black, Sarah Hancock (1961-08-04). Our Black family in America: some of the descendants of William Black and Sarah Stevens. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Retrieved 2011-07-12.
  3. ^ "Death: Emery Rulond Hunt". Deseret News. Salt Lake City. 1994-01-25. Retrieved 2011-07-06. Emery Rulond Hunt, 80, died January 24, 1994 in Sandy, Utah. The middle name of Emery Rulond Hunt is spelled variously Rulond, Rulon and Roland.
  4. ^ a b "Genealogy Data Page 106 (Family Pages)". Archived from the original on 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
  5. ^ Hunt, Andrew E. (2001-05-01). The Turning: A History of Vietnam Veterans Against the War. New York University Press. p. x. ISBN 978-0-8147-3635-7. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  6. ^ a b "Administration & Faculty". IR - Electronic University Archive. University of Utah. p. 304. Retrieved 9 October 2017.
  7. ^ Hunt, E. K. (2003) [1972]. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (7th ed.). Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe. p. 292. ISBN 978-0-7656-0609-9. Retrieved 2011-06-30. Lay summary.
  8. ^ "NOTRE DAME SCHOLAR NAMED U. ECONOMICS CHAIRMAN". DeseretNews.com. 23 June 1989.
  9. ^ "Amazon.com - Economics: An Introduction to Traditional and Radical Views (9780063503533) Emerson K. Hunt, Howard J. Sherman". Amazon.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2011-07-20.

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