Dr. Olga Magdalena Lazin-Andrei, Ph.D.


  • American Graduate University — PhD, American History (United States), 2016-2020
  • University of California, Los Angeles — Doctor of History Ph.D., American History (United States): History of Globalization, 1995-2015
  • UCLA — Ph.D; M.A, History; History, 1995-2012
  • Universitatea ‘Babes-Bolyai’ din Cluj-Napoca — BA, Linguistics, (in Romania Masters in Philology, Philology, 1997-2008
  • Universitatea ‘Babes-Bolyai’ din Cluj-Napoca — Bachelor’s degree, American/United States Studies/Civilization, 1988-2002
  • Universitatea ‘Babes-Bolyai’ din Cluj-Napoca — BA, Philology, 1989-1990


  • Director Research & Development, PROFMEX – Consortium For Research on Social Security, 1987-present
  • Project Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity International, 1990-2014
  • Lecturer, Writer, and Editor, UCLA – Education And Information Studies Department, 1989-present
  • Visiting Fellow – Research & Development, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, 1990-present
  • Senior Researcher, UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, 1990-2016


  • “Decentralized Globalization: Free Markets, U.S. Foundations, and the Rise of Civil and Civic Society from Rockefeller’s Latin America to Soros’ Eastern Europe” (2017)
  • “La Globalización Se Amplia: Los claroscuros de los nexus globales” — co-authored with James W. Wilkie (2011)
  • “The Brilliant And Dark Sides Of Globalization” — co-authored with James W. Wilkie (2011)