Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Behavioral Sciences Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Behavioral Sciences are skilled and experienced clinicians as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in clinical practice today.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Suzanne Hunter, PhD

Faculty Mentor, Behavioral Sciences

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Assessments, head trauma, death and suicide, psychopathology, social psychology, sports psychology

Dr. Hunter is a devoted educator and researcher, as well as a gifted speaker. She has addressed the Southeastern Psychology Association and is currently researching the residual effects and cognitive functioning deficits or decompression illness on SCUBA divers. She strives to help as many CalSouthern Learners as possible to reach their educational and professional goals.

Before completing her PhD, Dr. Hunter spent seven years in the U.S. Army, seven years as a firefighter and paramedic and two years as a police officer. A former Olympic hopeful in the discus, Dr. Hunter enjoys SCUBA diving, plays guitar, and sings in a professional choir.

Educational Background

PhD Psychology and MA Psychology, Northcentral University, Arizona; MS Family Science, Concordia University, Nebraska; BA Psychology, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Georgia

Courses Taught
  • PSY 86512 - Group Psychology
  • PSY 87100 - Applied Sport Psychology I
  • PSY 87101 - Applied Sport Psychology II
  • PSY 87110 - Current Issues in Sport Psychology
  • PSY 87115 - Psychology of Coaching
  • PSY 87125 - Research in Sport Psychology
  • PSY 87503 - History and Systems of Psychology
  • PSY 87527 - Psychology of Stress & Stress Related Disorders
  • PSY 87541 - Psychology of Religion
  • PSY 87542 - Eating Disorders
  • PSY 87561 - Interpersonal Conflict in the Workplace


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