July 4, 2012 Resumé OLGA MAGDALENA LAZIN-ANDREI American English EAP Professor, PROFMEX – R&D Director, Published

Author Address PROFMEX Tel. (310) 208 4422

10811 Ashton Ave APT. #101, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90024 Cell: (310) 633 3676 E-mail: olazin@ucla.edu Citizenship: USA Web page http://www.olgalazin.net


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Education 2004 - 2012 UCLA Visiting Professor, Department of Education 2003 - 2004 UCLA Post Doc 2001 ----Ph.D. in History, UCLA 1996 M.A. in History, UCLA 1990 B.A. in Philology, Babes-Bolyai University

1992 - 2012 - PROFMEX (the Consortium for research on Education) – R & D Director at UCLA.

Book (sole author):

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: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.profmex.org%2Fmexicoandtheworld %2Fvolume12%2FOlgabook %2FLa_globalizacion_se_descentraliza.pdf


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http://calstatela.academia.edu/DROLGALAZIN/Books/1392031/Globalization_Po sitive_and_Negative_Aspects

Second Book: The Positive and Negative Sides of Globalization. Lados Obscuros y Brillantes de la Globalización, co-author, James W. Wilkie, Universidad de Guadalajara, UCLA, 2011 Online: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F %2Fww.profmex.org%2Fmexicoandtheworld %2Fvolume17%2F2spring2012%2FLaglobalizacionseamplia.pdf Online http://www.profmex.org Publications https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.profmex.org%2Fmexicoandtheworld %2Fvolume12%2FOlgabook %2FLa_globalizacion_se_descentraliza.pdf

3. Rise of the American Model for Philanthropy, book 2001

online: http://ww.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume6/1winter01/u s_decentralized_model.html


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4. BOOK PPRESENTATION, at the Convention Center, Los Angeles, May 20 -23, 2012. Book Fair, Los Angeles Convention center, California.

Academic Competence: Latin American History; Health and Latin American

Culture and History: 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 & Health1 Human Rights Migration

Online at: http://calstatela.academia.edu/DROLGALAZIN/Papers/1894506/SYLLABUS_HIST ORY_160_HEALTH_SYSTEMS_and_POVERTY_IN_MEXICO


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Race & Ethnicity

Social Determinants of HealthSouthern California
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Urbanization Critical Thinking; Marxism; Capitalism, American Pragmatism; Feminism; Ethics; Environmental Studies; Asian Philosophy and Religion; Religious Studies (East and West); Aesthetics; Philosophy and Literature; 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. LANGUAGES: polyglot


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Spanish; French; Latin; Italian, Romanian, and Hungarian. ESL Teacher: City of Long Beach.
Editor-In-Chief: PROFMEX http://www.profmex.org

Online: http://ww.profmex.org/contact.html
1990 -- 2012

Teaching Experience, History Lecturer:
At UCLA, California State University, Cal State University Long Beach, Cerritos College, Santa Monica College, West LA College, El Camino 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_SYSTEM S_and_POVERTY_IN_MEXICO


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2011 UCLA Extension, Issues in Latin American History, Summer Quarter, Winter 2011 2010 “Women and Globalization,” Upper Division Women’s Studies Course 401I California State University, Long Beach, Spring Semester 2009 “World History Since 1500,” Upper Division History Course, Course 380 at California State University, Long Beach, Spring Semester 2008 Course 301, History: The Individual, the Family and the Community, Cal State University Dominguez Hills, for 7 years, every semester. “Women in World History,” Upper Division History 380, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Fall Semester 2007 “Mexico Since 1910,” UCLA Upper Division Course History 171, UCLA Extension (UNEX), Spring Quarter 2006 Lecturer: “History of Latin America,” Upper Division Course “History of Mexico,” Upper Division Course Santa Monica College, Summer Quarter, & fall


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2005 “History of the Americas,” Lower Division History 8.1 Cerritos College, Winter Quarter

UCLA Teaching Experience: Department of History: LECTURER 2007 History 8B – Teaching Assistant, Summer & Fall Quarters

Managing Editor-in-Chief: of PROFMEX Web Journal 2007 – to date The United States and the World http://www.profmex.com Director Research & Development

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


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Articles Authored & 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 Conference, Mexico and The World: Online articles: http://ww.profmex.org/mexicoandtheworld/volume2/ 2spring97/emergingworldtrade.html b. http://www.olgalazin.net 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.

2001 “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. 2000a “Romanian Globalization Theory and Its Impact In


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Latin America - The Neopopulist Discourse,” UCLA Historical Journal, Issue 19, pp. 1234. 2000b Book Review of Crafting the Third World: Theorizing Under-development in Brazil (Stanford University Press, 1996) by Joseph Love,” Mexico and the World 5:2 Online: http://www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/volume5/2spring0 0/00Lazin1.htm 1999a “Mexico and Romania Compared,” in Mexico and the World, edited by James W. Wilkie (México, D.F.: PROFMEX-ANUIES), pp. 206-233. Also in Mexico and the World 6:1 Online: http://www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/volume6/1 winter01/01lazin1.htm 1999b "Globalización Fast-Track y el Surgimiento de Áreas de Libre Comercio (ALC) y Corporaciones Transglobales (CTG) Virtuales", in México frente a la Modernización de China, ed. Oscar M. González Cuevas (México, D.F.: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Unidad Azcapotzalco), pp. 307-359. (Co-authored with James W. Wilkie)


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1996 “Bloques Emergentes de Comercio Internacional: Comparación |Entre el Área de Libre Comercio de América del Norte y la Unión Europea,” Carta Económica Regio Universidad de Guadalajara, No. 48, May-June, pp. 36. 1995a “NAFTA and The European Union Compared,” in Statistical Abstract of Latin America, Vol. 30;1, pp. 1205-1230. (online http://www.profmex.org) 1995a “México Como Punta de Lanza para el Libre Comercio en las Américas,” in Ajustes y Desajustes Regionales, eds. Jesús Arroyo Alejandre y David E. Lorey (Guadalajara y Los Angeles: University of Guadalajara y UCLA Program on Mexico), 47-112. (Co-author James W. Wilkie) 1999 “Mexico as a Linchpin for Free Trade in the Americas,” in Statistical Abstract of Latin America, Vol. 31:2, pp. 1173-1203. (Co-author James W. Wilkie) Online:

“Originality and Stereotypes,” Nord, Baia Mare, Romania, Jan, p. 3.


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1984 “Confessions,” Nord, Baia Mare, Romania, January 1, p. 5.

Course Readers Edited: LECTURER 2010 Immigration to the U.S. and Gender: UCLA, History 160B 2002 Women in Global Perspectives, Course reader, Gender Studies, 401I CSULB

Women in History: Globalizing Women and Gender Studies in History, California State University, Dominguez Hills Elitelore Issues, UCLA Frontiers in Elitelore, UCLA History 169


1995 Issues in Elitelore and Folklore, UCLA History 169

Research Awards from UCLA International Studies Overseas Programs 1999-2000 UCLA Travel Grant to Conduct Research on “Reconstructing the Legal


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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 Award Latin American Center Fieldwork

Professional Achievements Reproductive HEALTH & Women’s Rights in Mexico, Paper Presentation. Moderator on Research & Advocacy panel, UCLA School of Law, March 12th. 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.


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2010 Co-Conference Organizer: “Women in Film, Hollywood”, Paper presentation, UCLA, May 1998 1997--2010 Director, Globalization Studies, UCLA Latin America Center 1999 PROFMEX Conference Organizing Committee, “Mexico and the World,” Paper Presentation, Morelia, State of Michoacán, December 8-15 http://www.profmex.com //mexworld/issue6/art1 1994-- PROFMEX Director, NAFTA-European Integration 1993-- Organizer, NPPOs GLOBAL-Program for Legally Facilitating the Flow of U.S. - Based Tax Exempt Funds to Not-For-Private-Profit Organizations Worldwide. Conferences held in: Belgium, Hungary, Romania, 1995 Hungary, Romania, Switzerland, 1994 France, Russia, Spain, 1993 1993 Chief of Project, Establishment of PROFMEX Office at the Institute of Latin American Studies, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow


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June 15-26.

1992 Director NAFTA European Integration Studies, based in France and Mexico. February 20December 15. 1991 PROFMEX Organizer, “Mission to Analyze Destatification in Eastern Europe, September 15 – October 12.

Memberships American Historical Association American-Romanian Academy of Science and Arts American-Romanian Foundation (California TaxExempt Organization) Founding Member and Chair of Board of Directors, 1997-President, 1997— Conference on Latin American History Feminist Majority Foundation (Founder of Feminist Alliance, UCLA Chapter)


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Institute for the Study of Gender in Mexico Northern California Translators Association (NCTA) PROFMEX–Consortium for Research on Mexico Board of Directors, 1997— Holmby Park Advisory Board, Beverly Hills, 2001-Conferences, Seminars Presentations and Invitations: 2010 UCLA Conference, School of Law, “Reproductive Justice in U.S. and Mexico: Is Machismo Winning?, March 12-15th, UCLA Los Angeles, CA 2009 Conference on “Latin American Literature and Education,” Mexico City, June 17-24, Paper: “The Challenge of Globalization, Civil Society in Latin America and Canada.” 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008, EPA Courses at UCLA: English for Academic Purposes, Full-time. Lecturer/Instructor. 2001 Conference on “Urban Poverty Worldwide,” Toluca, State of Mexico,


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November 6-9, Paper: “Women in the Labor Force, Equal Pay” 2000 Conference Organizer, “Technological Knowledge and Women’s Role in the Global Advocacy Networking,” UCLA, June 4 2000 PROFMEX-UCLA Conference on “Mexico and Public Policy,” Organizer, and also Paper: “The Mexico NGO Sector and the Role of Women.” Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, Sept. 14– 23. TV Interview: Noticiero Canal 13 de Televisa Broadcast to Mexico/USA 1999 UCLA Colloquium in European History and Culture, October 16, Paper: "Globalization of Civil Society: The Open Society Fund in East-Central Europe– International Philanthropy" 1999 Organizer, PROFMEX-Guanajuato Conference on Innovative Ideas for Mexico’s Development," Paper “The Role of Transnational NGOs in Developing Civil Society in Mexico,” Guanajuato, April 14-19. 1999 Organizer, UCLA Seminar on “Globalization and Romania's Transylvanian Region,” sponsored by U.S. Small Business Association, July 7


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2003 UCLA History Annual Conference on Women’s History, March 17, Paper: “The Politics of Gender in Mexico” http://www.olgalazin.net/articles.html 1997 Romanian Academy Conference on "Civil Society ,” Cluj Napoca, Romania, June 15, Paper: “Civil Society and the Transfer of the Mexican - U.S. Model to Romania,” 1997 Civic Academy Conference on “Rebuilding Civil Society," Sighet, Maramures, Romania, June 22, Paper: “The Deliberate Detour Of Romania’s Civil Society after 1947 by the Ceausescu Dictatorship"
1996 UCLA

Colloquium on Romania, June 17, Paper: “The Emerging Romanian Informational Infrastructure” 1996 UCLA Colloquium in European History and Culture, October 16, Paper: "Civil Society and the Mexican Adaptation of the U.S. Philanthropic Model" 1995 The American-Romanian Academy of Science Annual Meeting, University of Reno, January 12 – 17. Moderator: “Session on Culture”; Paper: “Orwell's ‘1984’ and Life Under ‘Big Brothers’ Stalin & Ceausescu”


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1994 PROFMEX Policy Seminar for Managing the Greater El Paso-Ciudad Juárez Metropolitan Area, El Paso, March 14-15. Paper: “Simplifying U.S.-Mexican Visas” 1994 Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute, Invitee as International Observer of the Mexican Presidential Election, Mexico City, August 19-22. 1994 PROFMEX Conference on “Experiences of Destatification” Mexico City, August 23, 1994, Paper: “NAFTA and EU Compared.” 1994 Romanian Internet Learning Workshop. Miercurea Ciuc, Romania, April 29, Paper: “Ironies and Complexities of Redefining Civil Society In East-Central Europe. http://oc1.itim-cj.ro/rilw/Papers/Olga.html 1993 Mexico City University (UAM-A), September 18, paper: “Accelerating the education of Young Women in Mexico: A Development Imperative” Member: American Historiacal Association.


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Languages Spoken and Written English Romanian French Spanish German Latin speak, read, write speak, read, write speak, read, write speak, read, write speak read, write

Hungarian speak, read, write Persian; speak Italian speak, read, write
Travel and Research___________________________________________ Europe Americas Canada: Oct 1992, Nov 1995 Mexico: Yearly, 1992-USA: October 1992-Guatemala, January 1999 Costa Rica, March 1999 Caracas, Venezuela 2009

Austria: Sept 1991 Belgium: Sept 1995 Bulgaria: Sept 1992 England: Jan and May 2001, 2009 France: 1991-1992 Hungary: 1991, 1992, 1995 Romania: Yearly, 1992-Russia: June 1993 Spain: March 1992 Switzerland: June-July 1994 Turkey: July 2000



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Dr. James W. Wilkie, UCLA Professor of Globalization History and Policy Studies Chair, UCLA Program on Mexico 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

E-mail: catnovoa@aol.com
Dr. Catherine Komisaruk, Professor of Latin American History California University of Long Beach, CA908400106 Tel: office (562) 985 8759, home (562) 961 7745 E-mail: ckomisar@csulb.edu Dr. Jesús Arroyo Alejandre, Professor and Dean, School of Economics


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University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Tel: (011-52-33) 36-33-54-45 E-mail: jesusarr@cucea.udg.mx Dr. 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
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

Dr. 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


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