JAMES B. HUNT is professor emeritus of History at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, and cofounder of the Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship. Hunt taught American, Latin American, and World History while at Whitworth. For twenty-five years, he provided faculty leadership to students traveling to Central America for Whitworth’s five-month study/service program. This led to his compelling interest and writing on the impact of youthful travel on such American leaders as John Quincy Adams, Frederick Douglass, Jane Addams, and John Muir.
His the author of RESTLESS FIRES: YOUNG JOHN MUIR’S THOUSAND-MILE WALK TO THE GULF IN 1967–68.