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Justin Taillon

Program Manager, Hotel & Hospitality Management


Justin spent 8 years in hospitality operations prior to moving to academia. He began his career in Food & Beverage operations, moved into hotel operations, and was an Assistant General Manager with Hilton until 2006. His academic institutions include University of Houston, University of Guelph in Toronto, Texas A&M University, and Highline College. He maintains an academic and applied focus in his research and outreach by serving as an Editor for Anatolia, being a Global Director for HFTP (Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals), and working with local industry partners through grants and financed projects such as Starbucks, Food Innovation Network, Port of Seattle (i.e. SeaTac Airport), and many more. His areas of emphasis currently include market-based socio-cultural conservation and negotiation theory. His research is highlighted by projects he has completed in South Korea, Peru, Canada, USA, Ireland, Brazil, Bolivia, Kenya, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Montenegro, and more.

Winter 2019

HOST 140
ONLINEBUSN 165, HOST 165, HOST 100, HOST 139
1:30-3:50 pmHOST 248
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HOST 248
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4:30-5:50 pmHOST 104
Pending scheduling
HOST 104
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  • P.O. Box 98000
  • Des Moines, WA 98198

Physical Address:
  • 2400 S. 240th St.
  • Des Moines, WA 98198

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