Claudia Battistel, Ph.D, Manager of Administrative Services
Phone: (305) 348-2823
Dr. Claudia Battistel was trained as a corporate lawyer in Venezuela. Dr. Battistel is also a Certified Translator, she holds an MA in Spanish Literature, and a PH. D in Spanish from Florida International University. Dr. Battistel's motivation for pursuing a career in higher education administration stems from her passion for education and the university experience. She has been part of the FIU community and the Department of Modern Languages since 2014.
Lauren Padron, B.A., Office Administrative Assistant
Phone: (305) 348-2851
Lauren Padron has worked for the Department of Modern Languages since she was a student at Florida International University. She recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from FIU with a Bachelor's degree, and plans on obtaining a Master's degree in History.