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April 9, 2010

OLGA MAGDALENA LAZÍN-Andrei

UCLA VISITING SCHOLAR, 2006-2014

PROFMEX DIRECTOR OF WORLDWIDE STUDIES

Research and Development Programs

PROFMEX (Worldwide Consortium for Research) Tel. (310) 208 2244

440Veteran Ave, Suite 207

Los Angeles, CA 90024

E-mail: olazin@ucla.edu Cell: (310) 488 0061

Citizenship: USA

Education

2009 Visiting Professor, Universidad de Guadalajara, 1 year appointment

2001 Ph.D. in History, UCLA

1996 M.A. in History, UCLA

1990 B.A. in Philology, Bolyaj University, Cluj, Romania

Professional Service:

UCLA POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, 2001-2006;

Totalization of Social Security Mexico-U.S. Laborers Project

PROFMEX (Worldwide Consortium for Research on Educational and Labor Issues)

2005– Director, Worldwide Research and Market Development; Expansion of GRUMA Brand Foods (U.S.A and 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>

1994– PROFMEX Director, NAFTA-European Union Studies

1989– Programs Director for Modern European Studies

UCLA Program on Transylvania: USe of Statistics in the Transylvanian rRgion of Maramures

1995- present Director of Globalization Studies: Latin American brands in the World

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)

Book (Joint author):

La Globalización Se Amplifica: Lados oscuros y brillantes en ocho continentes

(Guadalajara, Los Ángeles, México: Universidad de Guadalajara,

ucla Program on Mexico, profmex/World, Casa Juan Pablos Cultural, 2007).

By Olga Magdalena Lazín and James W. Wilkie.

Articles

2010: UCLA, School of Law; March 11-13, “Women’s Reproductive Rights in Mexico and the U.S.: Comparative Case Studies”

2009 Women’s Reproductive Issues in Mexico, online: www.olgalazin.net

2008 Book Review: Joseph Love’s Book on Romania and Mexico, online.

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]

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,” Statistical Abstract of Latin

America 37 (Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications),

pp. xxiv-xxvii.

2000 Sole Author

Book Review: “Joseph Love; Crafting the Third World: Theorizing

Under-development in Romania and Brazil.” (Stanford University

Press, 1996), in Mexico and the World 5:2, web reprint in Mexico and the World

<www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/volume5/2spring00/00Lazin1.htm>.

[See also 1999.]

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 <www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/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:

“Bloques 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)

<www.isop.ucla.edu/profmex/webjournal.htm>.

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

2008: The Individual’s Education, Family and Community in Historical Context, Spring 2008

2006 Cal State University, Dominguez Hills,

The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective.

The Individual, Family, and Community in Historical Perspective.

Hist. 301.1, Spring and Fall 2006,

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

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 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

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

2004 “Viva Zapata The Film and the Debate”, Winter 2004

2003 “Mexico’s Film History,” UCLA

2002 “Multiculturalism and Los Angeles,” Cal State Domínguez Hills.

2002 “Women in International Advocacy Movements: Globalizing

Women in HistoryCalifornia State University, Domínguez Hills

1999 “Frontiers in Elitelore,” UCLA

1995 “Issues in Elitelore and Folklore,” UCLA

Research Travel Awards from UCLA International

1999-2001 “Reconstructing the Legal Framework For Civil Society in Romania: The Mexican Model.”

1997-1998 “Women and Civil Society in Mexico”

1996 “Latin America and Eastern Europe Compared”

Conferences, Seminars, Lectures, and Professional Activities

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.”

2003b PROFMEX Seminar:

“Mexico’s Two Green Revolutions”

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, December 15

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″

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: “Marginalization of 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.

2000c PROFMEX-UCLA Conference on Mexico and Public Policy,

Paper: “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

2000b Conference Organizer Technological Knowledge and Women’s

Role in the Global Advocacy Networking,” UCLA, June 4

2000a PROFMEX-UCLA Conference Organizing Committee,

“Mexico and Public Policy,” Morelia, State of Michoacán,

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.

1988b Roundtable Organizer: “Globalization and Romania’s Translyvanian Region (Planning

without Reliable Data), UCLA, July 7. (Co=Organizer with James Wilkie.)

1998a Conference Organizer: “The Latina Woman in Film,”

UCLA, May 1998.

1997d PROFMEX-ANUIES Conference

Paper: “Mexico and the World,” Morelia, State of Michoacán,

December 8-15

www.profmex.com //mexworld/issue6/art1

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

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 Romanian Informational Infrastructure,” June 17

1994c Mexico’s Federal Electoral Institute, Invitee as International

Observer of the Mexican Presidential Election, Mexico City,

August 19-22.

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

1994 University of Guadalajara,

Lecture: “From European Community to European Union”

October 13

1994 Chief of Mission, Establishment of PROFMEX Office, Budapest, September

1993– Organizer, NPPOs GLOBALProgram 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, 1998

Hungary, Romania, Switzerland, 1994

France, Russia, Spain, 1993

1994b PROFMEX Conference on Experiences of De-statification

Paper: “NAFTA and EU Compared,” Mexico City, August 23, 1994

1994a Romanian Internet Learning Workshop.

Paper: “Ironies and Complexities of Redefining Civil Society In East-Central Europe.” Miercurea Ciuc, Romania, April 29

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,

April

1991 PROFMEX Organizer, “Mission to Analyze De-statification in

Eastern Europe,” September 15 – October 12.

Memberships:

National Coalition for History’s (NCH) 2007-

AAUP (American Association of University Professors) 2005-

American Historical Association 1998–

FEMU -Mexican Federation of University Women, 2003–

The Northern California Translators Association (NCTA), 2002 —

California Faculty Association, Latino Caucus, 2001-

CSUDH Lecturer’s Representative, 2004–

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–

Conference on Latin American History (CLAH), 1998 –

PROFMEX-Consortium for Research on Mexico

Board of Directors, 1997-

Languages Spoken and Written: Freelance translations from:

English speak, read, write

Romanian speak, read, write

Spanish speak, read, write

French speak, read, write

Latin read, write

Italian speak, read, write

Hungarian speak, read, write

Research Travel by World Region and Country_______

Europe Americas

Austria: 1991 Canada: 1992, 1995

Belgium: 1995 Costa Rica: 1999

Bulgaria: 1992 Guatemala: 1999

Czech Republic: 2006 Mexico: 1992–

France: 1991-1992 USA: October 1992–

Hungary: 1991, 1992, 1995, 2003–

Romania: 1992–

Russia: June 1993

Spain: March 1992

Switzerland: June-July 1994

Turkey: July 2000

UK (England): 2001, 2006

(Scotland): 2006

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

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

Alejandro Mungaray

Rector,

University of Baja California

Mexicali, BC, Mexico

Alejandro <Mungaray@uabc.mx>

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

Gerard Chal.iand, Dr.

gchaliand@aol.co

Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies

Kabul, Afghanistan.

Tel: +93 (0) 752003901

Email: contact@caps.af

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