Andra Olivia Miljanic

Instructional Assistant Professor - Director of Global Studies/ Director, Full Time MBA

Andra Olivia Miljanic


Olivia Miljanic has served as a Bauer faculty member since 2010 and as director of Global Studies since 2012. In this role, Miljanic has overseen the undergraduate curriculum for international business, has worked with undergraduate students on globalization related research, and has led study abroad programs to Hungary, the Czech Republic, Austria, France, and Germany.

Miljanic holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, with specialization in the areas of comparative political economy, Latin American politics, and methods; and an A.B. in Public and International Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, with a specialization in Latin American studies. Prior to joining the University of Houston, Miljanic taught and conducted research in Latin America, Europe, and Southeast Asia. She is proficient in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, French, German, Italian, and Serbian.

Research Interests

  • Global industrial relations
  • Mineral rights
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

Contact Info

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  • Politics of Globalization
  • Economics of Globalization
  • History of Globalization
  • Capstone Seminar on Globalization
  • Introduction to Global Business
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Political Risk Management


Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
A.B. Princeton University