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Alexandra Lazar

(Executive Director)

Alexandra studied political economy, comparative politics, and voting behavior at California State University Los Angeles (CSULA) where she earned her master’s degree with high distinction. Prior to arriving at CSULA, she graduated Magnum Cum Lade from University of California, Davis (UC Davis) with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communications. More recently, she completed her master’s thesis that is currently under review for publication in an academic journal. She has also presented her research at the 2019 Western Political Science Association in San Diego, and will be presenting her thesis at the American Political Science Association in Washington D.C. in August 2019. Lastly, Alexandra has authored a book chapter that was published in fall 2019 called Cases in the Congressional Campaigns - 4th edition by Routledge.

Alexandra has also volunteered for the Assyrian Medical Society - an organization that offers medical care to Assyrians in need. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing tennis, and spending time with friends and family.


The Assyrian Studies Association promotes interest in and scholarly study of Assyrians and Assyria. It provides means for the publication of scholarly research and other materials designed to promote Assyrian studies. It promotes cooperative activities and exchange of information within the field and facilitates contact between scholars and scholarly organizations. 


21200 Owensmouth Ave P.O. Box 632

Woodland Hills, CA 91365



EIN# 83-1163287


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