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  • Hala Abdel Malak

    Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management

    Email
    abdulmah@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    L - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center - 2 West 13th Street

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    Hala Abdel Malak

    Profile

    Hala Abdel Malak is design critic, curator, educator, researcher and strategist. Born in Beirut during the civil war, she grew up, worked, and studied internationally, in Lebanon, USA, Canada, UAE, Holland, UK, Morocco and France before grounding in New York. Hala’s multicultural background is reflected in her versatile interconnected approach between design and business where she explores work around global dynamics, leadership and societal impact. Her interests span from re-imagining and challenging learning, knowledge production and creative education to include diverse, non-colonial and indigenous perspectives and traditional ecological knowledge, the exploration of global cultural dissonance and flow and the triggers and implications around designing for resistance, advocacy and revolt. Her work has been featured and published in Print Magazine, Design Indaba, Metropolis, AIGA, Beirut Design Week, NYC x Design, Wanted Design NYC, Smithsonian Media, MOMA and SXSW, where she was awarded the Learn by Design award for her work on refugee education. She is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management and Director of the Strategic Design and Management BBA at Parsons School of Design.

     

     


    Current Courses

    Global Professional Practices

    Global Professional Practices (Paris Spring 2021)

    Independent Study

    Independent Study (Paris Spring 2021)

    Marketing, PR and Branding

    Marketing, PR and Branding (Paris Spring 2021)

    Objects of Revol(t)ution

    Projects Studio 1

    Senior Project 1: Capstone

    Senior Project 2: Capstone

    Senior Project 2: Capstone (Paris Spring 2021)

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