Hunter Derby

Research/Teaching Expertise


  • Lecturer



Hunter Derby is from Columbus, MS.  As a Mississippi State Alumni, Hunter is a third-generation bulldog, having earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Mississippi State.

Currently, he is completing his Ph.D. in Exercise Science under Dr. Harish Chander and Dr. Adam Knight, specializing his research in spine biomechanics in the ergonomics.  With earning multiple black belts and teaching traditional karate, Hunter developed his research interests in biomechanics and injury prevention and how they improve performance.