Curriculum Vitae

Olga Magdalena Lazín-Andrei

 

UCLA Visiting Scholar, Graduate School of Education

 

 

E-mail:olgalazin@gmail.com
Cell: (310) 633 3676
Citizenship: USA, Romanian & HU.

Education

2004 - 2012 UCLA Visiting Scholar, Department of Education
2003 - 2004 UCLA Post Doctoral Scholar, History
2001 Ph.D. in History, UCLA
1996 M.A. in History, UCLA
1990 B.A. in Philology, Boljay University

Book (Sole author):

La Globalización Se Descentraliza: Libre Mercado, Fundaciones, Sociedad Cívica y Gobierno Civil
(Guadalajara, Los Ángeles, México: Universidad de Guadalajara, UCLA Program on Mexico,
PROFMEX/World, Casa Juan Pablos Cultural, 2008).
(Decentralized Globalization: Free Markets, U.S. Foundations, and the Rise of Civil and Civic Society from Rockefeller’s Latin America to Soros’ Eastern Europe published in Spring 2007, by UCLA and the University of Guadalajara Press UCLA Program on Mexico, PROFMEX, and Juan Pablos Editores)
Online: http://olgalazin.net/books.html

Book (Joint author):

La globalizacíon se amplia: Claroscuros de los nexos globales
(Guadalajara, Los Ángeles, México: Universidad de Guadalajara, UCLA, Program on Mexico,
PROFMEX / World, Casa Juan Pablos Cultural, forthcoming 2010).
Por Olga Magdalena Lazín y James W. Wilkie.
http://www.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume17/2spring2012/Laglobalizacionseamplia.pdf

(The Positive and Negative Sides of Globalization. Claroscuros de los nexos globales, co-author, James W. Wilkie, Universidad de Guadalajara, UCLA, 2011)
http://calstatela.academia.edu/DROLGALAZIN/Books/1392031/Globalization_Positive_and_Negative_Aspects

Rise of the American Model for Philanthropy, book 2001
Book 2001. Online: http://ww.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume6/1winter01/us_decentralized_model.html

Book Presentation at the Convention Center, Los Angeles, May 20 -23, 2012. Book Fair,
Los Angeles Convention Center, California.

Academic Competence:

Latin American History; Health Systems in Latin America: Regional project on Coordination of Research Policies with the Latin American Countries: American Culture and History: Latin America and Its People, Constitutional History; Social and Political Philosophy of the Unites States, History of Free trade Blocs in Global, and Regional Perspective: NAFTA, Macroeconomics: Climate Change

Gender
Governance & Health
Human Rights
Migration
Race & Ethnicity
Social Determinants of Health-Southern California
Urbanization

Comparative Free Trade Blocs Analysis; History of Globalization; Philosophy of Individualism; Philosophy of Film & Hollywood Culture; Ancient and Modern History; Creative Writing; Creating Thinking; U.S. History; the Age of Revolutions, Elitelore, and Folklore: Critical Thinking; Marxism; Capitalism, American Pragmatism; Feminism; Ethics; Environmental Studies; Asian Philosophy and Religion; Religious Studies (East and West); Aesthetics; Philosophy and Literature.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses. We provide language instruction for academic study in American universities. Ho to get the KAPLAN Exam.

Professional Service:

2008 -- Director, Worldwide Research and Teaching at UCLA, Program on Mexico
2004 -- Program Coordinator, PROFMEX Initiative to Develop Teaching and Research on North America at the University of Baja California, Tijuana
1997 -- Editor-in-Chief, PROFMEX Web Journal, Mexico and the World <www.profmex.org>
1995-1999 -- UCLA Program on Mexico, Director of Globalization Studies
1994 -- PROFMEX Director, NAFTA-European Studies, new programs
1992 - PROFMEX (Worldwide Consortium for Research on Mexico) R & D Director
1991-1992 -- PROFMEX Director, European Integration Studies
1989 -- Programs Director for Modern Latin American Studies

 

Articles & Book reviews:

2010 Lydia's Open Door: Inside Mexico's Most Modern Brothel, University of California Press, by Patty Kelly, 2008. On Amazon.com under olazin & In H_NET Reviews on books upon Latin America.
2009 Women’s Issues & Reproduction Rights (http://www.olgalazin.net/articles)
2009 Conference, Mexico and The World: Online articles: http://ww.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume2/2spring97/emergingworldtrade.html
2008 In H_NET Reviews on books upon Latin America.

2006 Sole Author:
“Revising Wilkie’s Concept of Greater Mexican Los Angeles “
(Bounded by Oxnard-Ventura, Riverside, and Tijuana-Ensenada).
Mexico and the World, 10:5 (Fall 2006) forthcoming

2004a Sole Author:
"La carrera mundial hacia los bloques de libre comercio”, pp. 34-57 en Globalización y Cambio Tecnológico: México en el Nuevo Ciclo Industrial Mundial, Eds. Alejandro Dabat, Miguel Ángel Rivera Ríos y James W. Wilkie (México, D.F., Guadalajara, Los Ángeles: Universidad de Guadalajara, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UCLA Program on Mexico, PROFMEX /Juan Pablos Editor, 2004). [See also 2003.]

 

2003 Sole Author:
La carrera mundial hacia los bloques de libre comercio”, en Publicationes de UNAM, Número 24, pp. 8-20. [See also 2004a] "

2002 How to Improve heath Services in Tijuana. “Expansion del Papel del Instituto Nacional de Migración de México (INAMI) y Establecimiento de Un ‘Think Tank" Dedicado a Mejorar la Calidad de Vida en La Gran Los Angeles-Tijuana,” (México, D.F.: INAMI, 2002), Chapter 5.

2001b Sole Author:
“Rise Of The U.S. Decentralized Model For Philanthropy: George Soros’ Open Society and National Foundations In Eastern Europe,” Mexico and the World 6:1 (Winter 2001),
http://www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/volume6/1winter01/01lazin1.htm

2001a Sole Author:
“History and Components of Globalization,” Healthcare, Education and Telecommunications, in Statistical Abstract of Latin America 37 (Los Angeles:
UCLA Latin American Center Publications), pp. xxiv-xxvii.

2000b Sole Author
Book Review: “Joseph Love; Crafting the Third World: TheorizingUnder-development in Romania and Brazil.” (Stanford University Press, 1996), in Mexico and the World 5:2, web reprint in Mexico and the World http://www.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume5/2spring00/crafting_thirdworld.html. [See also 1999.]

2000a “Romanian Globalization Theory and Its Impact In Latin America - The Neopopulist Discourse,” UCLA Historical Journal, Issue 19, pp. 12-34.

1999c Sole Author:
Book Review: “Joseph Love; Crafting the Third World: Theorizing Under-development in Romania and Brazil.” (Stanford University Press, 1996), also in UCLA Historical Journal Vol. 19, pp. 89 to 93. [See also 2000.]

1999b Sole Author:
“Mexico and Romania Compared,” in Mexico and the World, edited by James W. Wilkie (México, D.F.: PROFMEX-ANUIES), pp. 206-233. Also in Web Journal Mexico and the World 6:1 http://www.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume6/1winter01/01lazin1.htm

1999a Joint Author:
Globalización Fast-Track y el Surgimiento de Áreas de Libre Comercio (ALC) y Corporaciones Transglobales (CTG) Virtuales, pp. 307-359 en México Frente a la Modernización de China, ed. Oscar M. González Cuevas (México, D.F.: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Unidad Azcapotzalco). Co-authored with James W. Wilkie.

1996b Sole Author:
“Bloque Emergentes de Comercio Internacional:
Comparación Entre el Área de Libre Comercio de América del
Norte y la Unión Europea,” Carta Económica Regional,
Universidad de Guadalajara, No. 48, May-June, pp. 29-36.

1996a Joint Author:
“Mexico as a Linchpin for Free Trade in the Americas,”
Mexico & the World, Vol. 31, Part 2 (Fall 1996).
Co-author James W. Wilkie. [See also 1994 and 1995a.]
<www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/volume1/4fall96/mexico_nafta_freetrade.htm>

1995b Sole Author:
“NAFTA and The European Union Compared,” Statistical Abstract of Latin America, Vol. 31, Part 2, pp. 1205-1230;
Reprinted in Web Journal Mexico & the World 2.2 (1997)
< http://www.profmex.org>.

1995a Joint Author:
“México Como Punta de Lanza para el Libre Comercio en las Américas,” pp. 47-112 en Ajustes y Desajustes Regionales, eds. Jesús Arroyo Alejandre y David E. Lorey (Guadalajara y Los Angeles: University of Guadalajara, UCLA Program on Mexico). Co-author James W. Wilkie. [See also 1994 and 1996a.]

1994 Joint Author:
“Mexico as a Linchpin for Free Trade in the Americas,” pp. 1173-1203. in
Statistical Abstract of Latin America, Vol. 31:2, Co-author James W. Wilkie. [See also 1995a and 1996a.]

1985b Sole Author:
“Originality and Stereotypes,” Nord, Baia Mare University, Romania, Jan, p. 3.

1985a Sole Author:
“Confessions,” in Romanian, Nord, Baia Mare University, Department of Philology & Literature, Romania, January 1, pp. 4 to 19.

Teaching Experience: Lecturer of History:

UCLA, California State University, Cal State University Long Beach, Cerritos College, Santa Monica College, West LA College, and El Camino College.

2012 History 161 - UCLA, Spring Quarter, Latin American Social History Survey Course, Co-taught with Dr James W Wilkie
Syllabus link attached here: http://calstatela.academia.edu/DROLGALAZIN/Papers/1894506/SYLLABUS_HISTORY_160_HEALTH_SYSTEMS_and_POVERTY_IN_MEXICO
2011 UCLA Extension, Topics in Latin American History, Summer Quarter, Winter Quarter
2010 “Women and Globalization,” Upper Division Women’s Studies Course 401I California State University, Long Beach, Spring Semester
2010 UCLA Ext: Latin American Issues and Globalization, Spring Semester
2009 “World History Since 1500,” Upper Division History Course, Course 380 at California State University, Long Beach, Spring Semester
2009 UABC Tijuana: Mexico y la Globalización, Spring Semester
2009 UCLA, History Department, History 161, Mexican History Since Porfirio Diaz.
2008 Course 301, History: The Individual, the Family and the Community, Cal State University Dominguez Hills, for 7 years, every semester.
2008 “Women in World History,” Upper Division History 380, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Fall Semester
2008 University of Tijuana: Mexico Frente a la Globalización, History Department. UAT., Winter Semester
2007 History 8B – Teaching Assistant, Summer & Fall Quarters
2007 “Mexico Since 1910,” UCLA Upper Division Course History 171, UCLA Extension (UNEX), Spring Quarter
2007 “Health Systems in Latin America: A Comparative Perspective”: Summer Quarter
2007 Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective. Hist. 301.1, Spring
2006 Lecturer: “History of Latin America,” Upper Division Course “History of Mexico,” Upper Division Course, Santa Monica College, Summer Quarter, & fall
2006 Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective. Hist. 301.1, Spring and Fall 2006
2005 “History of the Americas,” Lower Division History 8.1, Cerritos College, Winter Quarter
2005 Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective. Hist. 301.4, Winter Semester
2005 West Los Angeles College, Mexican-American History in the History of the United States Since 1863, History 44, Summer Session
2005 Calif. State University Dominguez Hills, The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective, History 301.4, Spring Semester, and Fall Semester, Hist 301.4.
2005 Cal State University, Long Beach, Women in Global Perspective, Women Studies, Winter Semester
2004 Calif. State University Dominguez Hills, The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective, History 301.4, Fall Semester
2004 UCLA, Mexican Film Since 2000, History 170C, Summer Session, History 170C, Summer Session, Co-taught with James Wilkie
2004 UCLA, Elitelore and Cinemalore in the 20th Century, Hollywood's Mexico,” History 169, Winter Quarter
2004 El Camino College, History of Mexico History 19, Spring Semester
2004 Cerritos College, History of the United States and Its Constitution, History 101 (Two Sections), Spring Semester
2003 Cerritos College, History of the United States and Its Constitution, History 101 (Two Sections), Fall Semester
2003 UCLA, The Mexican Films of Luis Buñuel, History XLC 170A, Summer Session
2003 UCLA Extension Issues in Latin American History: Globalization Since 1492, History XL 170C, Summer Quarter
2003 UCLA Extension Mexican Film History History 170C, Spring Quarter My Invited Guest: Alejandro Pelayo, Cultural Attaché of Mexico
2002 California State University, Domínguez Hills The Individual, Family and Community in Historical Perspective: History 301.1, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Summer Session
2002 California State University, Domínguez Hills History of the World, History 121, Summer Session
2002 California State University, Domínguez Hills History of the World, History 121, Summer Session
2002 California State University, Domínguez Hills History of the World, History 121, Summer Session
2002 California State University, Domínguez Hills History of the World, History 121, Summer Session
2002 Santa Monica College. The Mexican Revolution Since 1910 History 19, Spring Semester.
2002 California State University, Domínguez Hills Women and Globalization Women’s Studies 401-I, Spring Semester
2002 California State University, Long Beach World History Since 1500, History 212, Spring Semester
2001 Santa Monica College The Mexican Revolution Since 1910 Fall Semester
2001 California State University, Domínguez Hills Women in World History, History 380, Fall Semester
2000 Santa Monica College History of Mexico Summer Quarter
2000 Santa Monica College, History of Latin America Summer Quarter
1999 Cerritos College History of the Americas, History 8.1, Winter Quarter
1999 UCLA Many Images of Mexico History 171, Spring Quarter Co-taught with James W. Wilkie

UCLA Course Teaching Assistant: Department of History

2009 Women in Maquiladoras; Equity Pay
1999 Colonial Mexico (8A)
1999 Classic Travel Accounts of Latin America (History 170C)
1997-1998 Historical Statistics of Latin America (Graduate: 268A-B)
1995 Elitelore and Folklore (History 169)
1994 Leaders in World Development (169)
1993-1994 Latin American Film and Society (170A)

 

Course Readers Edited: Lecturer

2010 Immigration to the U.S. and Gender: UCLA, History 160B
2010 Women in Mexican Cinema: Hist. 160
2009 – Elitelore and Folklore in Latin America: History 161
2004 “Viva Zapata The Film and the Debate”, Winter 2004
2003 “Mexico’s Film History,” UCLA
2002 Women in Global Perspectives, Course reader, Gender Studies, 401I CSULB
2002 “Multiculturalism and Los Angeles,” Cal State Domínguez Hills.
2002 “Women in International Advocacy Movements: Globalizing Women in History” California State University, Domínguez Hills
2001 2001 Women in History: Globalizing Women and Gender Studies in History, California State University, Dominguez Hills
1999 Elitelore Issues, UCLA
1999 “Frontiers in Elitelore,” UCLA , 169
1994 “Issues in Elitelore and Folklore,” UCLA, 169

 

Research Awards from UCLA International Studies Overseas Programs

1999-2000 UCLA Travel Grant to Conduct Research on “Reconstructing the Legal Framework for Civil Society in Romania: The Mexican Model."
2009 The Feminist Majority Foundation: Speaker on the Fragile Promise of Choice in the U.S. and Mexico City. July 14-15.
1999-2001 “Reconstructing the Legal Framework For Civil Society in Romania: The Mexican Model.
1997-1998 UCLA Travel Grant to Conduct Research on “Women and Civil Society in Mexico”
1996 “Latin America and Eastern Europe Compared”
1996 Latin American Center Fieldwork Award

Conferences, Seminars, Lectures, and Professional Activities

2012 Free Trade and Globalization, UCLA, History Department, Fall 2012
2011 UCLA Conference, School of Law, “Reproductive Justice in U.S. and Mexico: “Is Machismo Winning?, March 12-15th, UCLA Los Angeles, CA
2010 Conference on “Latin American Literature and Education,” Mexico City,
June 17-24, Paper: “The Challenge of Globalization, Civil Society in Latin America and Canada.”
2010 Reproductive HEALTH & Women’s Rights in Mexico, Paper Presentation. Moderator on Research & Advocacy panel, UCLA School of Law, March, 2th. Organizer
2010 The Economic Policy of Immigration, Paper presentation, Conference in Mazatlán, Universidad Autonoma de Mazatlán, June 23-25, MX
2010 PROFMEX-UCLA Conference Organizing Committee, Paper presented:
Barriers to Reproductive Rights in the U.S. A. & Mexico Morelia, State of Michoacán,
September 19-25.
2010 UCLA Conference, School of Law, “Reproductive Justice in U.S. and Mexico: Is Machismo Winning?, March 12-15th, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Co-Conference Organizer: “Women in Film, Hollywood”, Paper presentation,
UCLA, May 1998
2009 Mexico and Globalization, Paper UNAM, Mexico D.F., January 25, Mexico Frente a la Globalización.
2007 - Universidad Michoacana, Panelist “Greater Los Angeles and The Digital Coasts of California”, September 27, Morelia, Mexico. Organizer
2006 UCLA-State of Quintana Roo-Instituto de Administración Pública, Conference on “Innovative Practices of State Governments in Mexico, Cancún, December 21-23.Paper: “Improving the Historical Amparo System”
2006 University of Baja California, Tijuana, two-day seminar, Aug 25-25, “The European Union as Broadly-Based Historical Model Compared to the Narrowly-Based U.S. Free Trade Agreements.” (The EU provides for migration as well as worker and student mobility provisions absent in NAFTA, a mere trade agreement)
2005 National University of Mexico, Mexico City, December 13 Invited Lecture: “Historical Theory and Oral History Methods.”
2004 University of Guadalajara, three-day seminar, April 26-27, “The Long Collapse of Europe’s Communist Dictatorships First-Hand View and Continuing Research in Eastern Europe.”
2003c PROFMEX Seminar: “Mexico’s Two Green Revolutions” Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, December 15
2003b UCLA History Annual Conference on Women’s History, March 17,
Paper: “The Politics of Gender in Mexico” http://www.olgalazin.net/articles.html
2003a American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 3 Session 19. Modern Medicine, Science, and Technology in the Developing World, “Health, Education, and Communications in Latin America, 1940–2000”
2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, EPA Courses at UCLA: English for Academic Purposes, Full-time. Lecturer/Instructor.
2002c UCLA-UNAM Conference on Human Rights: Paper: “Mexican Migrants in the USA and Human Rights Issues in Latin America,” November 12, Dashew Center
2002b IEEE (Communications, Computers and Electronic Engineering) Conference IEEE, Acapulco, paper on “The Social Impact of E-Networking in a Globalized World,” Acapulco, October 1-6,
2002a Southwest Feminist Leadership Institute, Chair, "International Family Planning and the Global Gag Rule," Los Angeles, March 1
2001b International Education Association Conference on Latin American Literature and Education, Paper: “The Challenge of Globalization, Civil Society in Latin America and Canada.” Mexico City, June 17-24
2001c Conference on “Urban Poverty Worldwide,” Toluca, State of Mexico, November 6-9, Paper: “Women in the Labor Force: Mexican Women Laborers in Maquiladoras”
2001a PROFMEX Conference on Immigration Policy, UCLA, Los Angeles. “Social Security Totalization Project Advancements”, Jan. 15th.
2000b PROFMEX-UCLA Conference on Mexico and Public Policy, Paper: “Mexico’s Free Trade Agreements a Lichpin for Development” and “The Mexico NGO Sector and the Role of Women.” Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, Sept. 14– 23. TV Interview: Noticiero Canal 13, Televisa National Program Mexico/USA coverage September 19-25
2000a Conference Organizer Technological Knowledge and Women’s Role in the Global Advocacy Networking,” UCLA, June 4
1999e PROFMEX Conference Organizing Committee, “Mexico and the World,” Paper Presentation, Morelia, State of Michoacán, December 8-15
1999d UCLA Colloquium in European History and Culture, Paper: "Globalization of Civil Society: The Open Society Fund in East-Central Europe–International Philanthropy October 16
1999c PROFMEX-Guanajuato Conference on Innovative Ideas for Mexico’s Development, Paper “The Role of Transnational NGOs in Developing Civil Society in Mexico,” Guanajuato City, April 14-19.
1999b U.S. Small Business Association Seminar at UCLA: Chair, “Globalization and Romania's Transylvanian Region,” July 7.
1999a American-Romanian Academy Paper: “International Advocacy Networks From Local to Global”, University of Oradea, Romania, March 15-20.
1998a Conference Organizer: “The Latina Woman in Film,” UCLA, May 1998.
1997-2010 Director, Globalization Studies, UCLA Latin America Center
1997d PROFMEX-ANUIES Conference Paper: “Mexico and the World,” Morelia, State of Michoacán, December 8-15
1997c Romanian Civic Academy Conference on Rebuilding Civil Society, Paper: “The Deliberate Distraction of Romania’s Civil Society after 1947 by the Ceausescu Dictatorship," Sighet, Maramures, Romania, June 22
1997b Romanian Academy Conference, Paper: “Civic Society and the Transfer of the Mexican-U.S. Model to Romania,” Cluj Napoca, Romania, June 15,
1997a PROFMEX-ANUIES Conference Organizing Committee, “Mexico and the World,” Morelia, State of Michoacán, December 8-15. Paper presentation: “Regional development and Tourism in Mexico.”
1996b UCLA Colloquium in European History and Culture, Paper: "Civil Society and the Mexican Adaptation of the U.S. Philanthropic Model," October 16
1996a UCLA Colloquium on Romania, Paper: “The Emerging Mexican Informational Infrastructure,” June 17
1995b PROFMEX Policy Seminar for Managing the Greater El Paso- Ciudad Juárez Metropolitan Area, Paper: “Simplifying U.S.-Mexican Visas,” El Paso, March 14-15.
1995a The American-Romanian Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Moderator: “Session on Culture" Paper: “Orwell's ‘1984’ and Life Under ‘Big Brothers’ Stalin & Ceausescu,” University of Reno, January 12-17
1994f PROFMEX Director, NAFTA-European Integration
1994e University of Guadalajara, Lecture: “From European Community to European Union” October 13
1994e Chief of Mission, Establishment of PROFMEX Office, Budapest, September
1994d Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute, Invitee as International Observer of the Mexican Presidential Election, Mexico City, August 19-22 (Zedillo).
1994c PROFMEX Conference on Experiences of De-statification Paper: “NAFTA and EU Compared,” Mexico City, August 23, 1994
1994b Romanian Internet Learning Workshop. Paper: “Ironies and Complexities of Redefining Civil Society In East-Central Europe.” Miercurea Ciuc, Romania, April 29
1994a PROFMEX Policy Seminar for Managing the Greater El Paso-Ciudad, Juárez Metropolitan Area, El Paso, March 14-15. Paper: “Simplifying U.S.-Mexican Visas”
1993 - Organizer, NPPOs GLOBAL-Program for Legally Facilitating the Flow of U.S. - Based Tax Exempt Funds to Not-For-Private-Profit Organizations Worldwide. Conference held in: France, Russia, Spain, 1993
1993b Mexico City University (UAM-A), Lecture: “Accelerating the Education of Young Women in Mexico: A Development Imperative,” September 18
1993a Chief of Mission, Establishment of PROFMEX Office at the Institute of Latin American Studies, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow June 15-26.
1992 Director NAFTA - European Integration Studies, based in France and Mexico, February 20-December 15.
1992 Chief of Mission, Establishment of PROFMEX Office, Paris and Bordeaux, Moscow (Russia) in April.
1991 PROFMEX Organizer, “Mission to Analyze De-statification in Eastern Europe,” September 15 – October 12.
1990 Latin Language Professor, Cluj, Romania
1988b Roundtable Organizer: “Globalization and Romania’s Translyvanian Region (Planning without Reliable Data), UCLA, July 7. (Co=Organizer with James Wilkie.)

Conferences held in:
Belgium, Hungary, Romania, 1998
Belgium, Hungary, Romania, 1995
Hungary, Romania, Switzerland, 1994
France, Russia, Spain, 1993

Memberships:

PROFMEX- Director Research & Development, The United States and the World 2007-
AAUP 2005—
CSUDH Lecturer’s Representative, 2004—
FEMU –Mexican Federation of University Women, 2003—
The Northern California Translators Association (NCTA), 2002—
California Faculty Association, Latino Caucus, 2001—
UCLA Alumni Association, Life Member, 2001—
Holmby Park Advisory Board, Beverly Hills, 2001—
Northern California Translators Association (NCTA), 2000--
Feminist Majority Foundation (Founder, Feminist Alliance, UCLA Chapter), 2000—
American Historical Association 1998—
Conference on Latin American History (CLAH), 1998—
American-Romanian Foundation (California Tax-Exempt Organization) Founding Member and Chair of Board of Directors, 1997-
PROFMEX–Consortium for Research on Mexico Board of Directors, 1997—
American-Romanian Academy of Science and Arts
Institute for the Study of Gender in Mexico
Managing Editor-In-Chief: PROFMEX Web Journal 1990—
http://www.profmex.org/contact.html

Languages Spoken and Written, ESL Teacher: City of Long Beach

Languages: Polyglot

Freelance translations from:

English Speak, read, write
Romanian Speak, read, write
Spanish Speak, read, write
French Speak, read, write
German Speak
Latin Read, write
Italian Speak, read, write
Hungarian Speak, read, write
Persian Speak

Research Travel by World Region and Country

 

Europe

Austria: Sept 1991
Belgium: Sept 1995
Bulgaria: Sept 1992
England: Jan and May 2001, 2009
England (Scotland): 2006
Czech Republic: 2006
France: 1991-1992
Hungary: 1991, 1992, 1995, 2003-2012
Romania: Yearly, 1992--
Russia: June 1993
Spain: March 1992
Switzerland: June-July 1994
Turkey: July 2000 Americas

Canada: Oct 1992, Nov 1995
Mexico: Yearly, 1992—
USA: October 1992--
Guatemala: Jan 1999
Costa Rica: March1999
Caracas, Venezuela 2009

 

References

James W. Wilkie, UCLA Professor of History and Globalization
Chair, UCLA Program on Mexico, 6299 Bunche Hall, L.A. 90095
President, PROFMEX
1242 Lachman Lane, Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272
Tel. cell (310) 454-8812, office 206-8500,
E-mail: james.wilkie@att.net

Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres, UCLA Professor of Education
Professor of Social Sciences and Comparative Education
Social Sciences and Comparative Education (SSCE) Division Head, Director, Paulo Freire Institute;
Tel 310 455 1090
E-mail: catnovoa@aol.com

Dr Peter Lowenberg, PROF. Chairman international Psychoanalitic Association, UCLA
449 Levering, Los Angeles, Ca 90024-1909
Tel: 1 (310) 471 3039
E-mail: Peterl@ucla.edu

Iván T. Berend, UCLA Professor of East Central European History
Director, UCLA Center for Eastern Europe and Russian Studies
UCLA, 6343 Bunche Hall, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel. (310) 825 1178
E-mail: iberend @history.ucla.edu

Jesús Arroyo Alejandre, Professor of Economics and Rector
University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Tel: (011-52-33) 36-33-54-45
E-mail: jesusarr@cucea.udg.mx

Nadima Simón Domínguez, Professor
UNAM, Facultad de Contaduria y Administración, Div. Investigación
Ciudad Universitaria, 04510, Mexico D.F.
Cell: 01 (52) 55 54 14 98 71
Tel: (011-52-5622-8465
Home address: Ingenieros Petroleros 72
E-mail: nadimasimon@hotmail.com

Ronald E. Hellman, CUNY Professor of Sociology
Director, CUNY Center for Science and Society in the Americas
City University of New York
365 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10016
Tel. (516) 477-4011
rhellman@suffolk.lib.ny.us

Professor Adriana Baban
Department of Psychology
Babes-Bolyaj University
400015 Republicii 37
Cluj-Napoca
Romania
Tel/Fax: 40.264.599402
email: adrianababan@psychology.ro

Elena Chiriac, Manager
512 Veteran Ave
L.A., Ca 90024
31 824 5077

Richard Weiss, UCLA Professor of U.S. History
UCLA Bunche Hall 7256, 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel. (310) 825 1779
E-mail: rweiss@history.ucla.edu

Ana Torres-Bower, Professor of Philosophy
Former Dean of Social Sciences
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
Tel: (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2778
TorresBower@cerritos.edu

 

Fields

International History
Diplomatic History
Modern Latin American History
Colonial/Imperial History (Spanish and Portuguese Empires)

Specialties
Globalization
The Green Revolution
Development – Growth of Civil Society and NGOs
Science and Technology
Development – International Trade and Economic Relations
International Economic Relations

My research and teaching interests focus on development and technology transfers from 1450 through the present day. I am particularly interested in understanding global trends and how they promote continuity and change. I am currently working on a book about how trade and technology have changed human food sources.

 

Olga Magdalena Lazín
E-mail: olgalazin@gmail.com