The Krieger/Whiting Office of Human Resources provides human resource services and support to the faculty and staff of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. We look forward to serving your needs.

For human resources information applicable to all of Johns Hopkins University, visit the central Human Resources website.

Office Directory

Misti Pruski
Human Resources Manager and Acting Executive Director
410-516-4203
mritter1@jhu.edu
Wyman, Suite 650-B


Valerie Baird-Smith, SHRM-CP, PHR
Human Resources Generalist
410-516-7062
vbairds1@jhu.edu
Wyman, Suite 650-C

  • Staff recruitment and temporary staffing assistance
  • Performance management
  • Manager and staff HR consultation
  • Employee Relations
  • JHU Child Safety compliance
  • Mediation administration
  • Special projects

Deborah “Debbie” Cooper
HR/Payroll Specialist
410-516-6438
dcooper3@jhu.edu
Wyman, Site 650

  • Payroll and HR administration
  • E-210 timekeeping system administration
  • Oversees payroll distribution and financial reconciliation process
  • Payroll consultation with department administrators
  • Special projects

Cherina Cunningham
Senior Human Resources Coordinator
410-516-6808
cherina@jhu.edu
Wyman South, Suite 600-B

  • Faculty recruitment and appointments for select departments
  • Staff recruitment
  • Post-doctoral student appointments
  • Data management
  • Homewood Academic Council support
  • General human resources support


Jessica Dawson
Human Resources Generalist
410-516-5828
jgordo39@jhu.edu
Bloomberg Building, Homewood Campus

All aspects of human resources support for KSAS Physics and Astronomy

  • General human resources consultation
  • Staff recruitment and employment
  • Transactional and office administration

Vickie Gross
Senior Human Resources Coordinator
410-516-3387
vgross4@jhu.edu
Wyman, Suite 600-A

  • Faculty recruitment and appointments for select departments
  • Staff recruitment
  • Post doctoral student appointments
  • Data management
  • Homewood Academic Council support
  • General human resources support

Aubrey Poysa
Academic Council Administrator
410-516-7068
apoysa1@jhu.edu
Wyman South, Suite 600-D

  • Homewood Academic Council administration
  • Faculty appointments and promotions
  • Data management

Megan Roberts
Senior Human Resources Coordinator
410-516-9720
mrober95@jhu.edu
Wyman, Suite 650

  • Assists with Visa processing
  • Coordinates I-9 employment verifications
  • Payroll administration
  • General human resource consultation
  • Data management

Jennifer Ware
Human Resources Immigration Specialist
Wyman, Suite 600-A
jware9@jhu.edu
410-516-7038

  • Visa credentialing management for international faculty, fellows and staff in collaboration with various departments and centers
  • Partners with OIS regarding international visiting students to ensure J Visas are in place
  • Initiates and completes all visa requests for departments and centers
    • H-1 forms
    • H1B Actual wage forms
    • I-140 and I-485 forms
  • Payroll administration and general HR Consultation for AAP and EP
  • General human resources data management and support