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Hallak, Yaacoub

Senior Instructor
Union Institute and University
(617) 873-0363
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Undergraduate Studies

Academic Focus

International affairs and history, foreign policy, intercultural communication, historical musicology, culture

Community Involvement
  • Vice President, Chopin Society of New England
  • Education and Musicology Advisor, Chopin Conservatory of Music

Ph.D. - Union Institute and University

M.Ed. - Cambridge College

Professional Experience

Dr. Yaacoub Nicholas Hallak focused on aviation and aeronautical engineering in his early education and career, but later turned his attention to business and higher education. He started his career as an international airline pilot at Middle East Airlines, Air Liban, on Boeing 707- B-720, Caravelle, and trained on the B747 Jumbo Jet. Moreover, he passed the Flight Engineer, General and Turbo Jet B-727 FAA Exams.

He ran various international trade corporations and small businesses before turning to higher education. He now teaches at Boston-area colleges including Cambridge College, Emerson College, Quincy College, North Shore Community College, Year Up, and Dean College.