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Hunsberger was a 1933 graduate of Yale University, where he also received a doctorate in economics in 1937.
Early in his career, Hunsberger taught economics at Princeton University and the University of New Hampshire before serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1946 he joined the staff of the U.S. State Department as a research chief where he studied Asian relations.
In 1952 and 1953 he was a program officer in Brazil and Mexico for the U.S. International Cooperation Administration. He held several other teaching posts and served as an economic adviser to the Ford Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, before joining the School of International Service. He retired in 1976.
Hunsberger was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Asia Society, the Japan Society, the Indonesian-American Society, and the Malaysia-American Society.
Hunsberger was married to Ruth Pedersen. The couple had two sons, Peter and David; a daughter, Ellen Hume; and four grandchildren.