Professor Maria Battistoni has taught a variety of business and marketing courses for both graduate and undergraduate students within the College of Business. Professor Battistoni earned her MBA from Dominican University, River Forest and is completing her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Concordia University Chicago in 2020.

Professor Battistoni also served as the Online Undergraduate Program Chair for the College of Business. Professor Battistoni has experience in the corporate arena employed by corporations such as AT&T and Verizon Business where she worked in a marketing and management capacity. Professor Battistoni is fluent in reading, writing and interpreting Italian. Professor Battistoni continues to serve Concordia University Chicago in inspiring faith, learning and leadership.


  • PhD, Organizational Leadership (ABD) - Concordia University Chicago; River Forest, IL
  • MBA, International Business and Marketing - Dominican University; River Forest, IL
  • BA, International Business and Italian Studies - Dominican University; River Forest, IL


  • Globalization: Definitions and Directions

  • National Conference on Globalization

  • Focus on challenges and opportunities for emerging markets

  • Presented at the National Seminar for Globalization Bangalore, India 2003