ZB Zack BurwellAcademic Program Administrator| 410-516-7451 | Malone 159

As member of the JHUISI staff, Zack can be found informing prospective students, assisting applicants, and supporting current students with a wide-range of administrative and financial questions. He comes to JHU from the University of Pennsylvania where he worked in student services. He received his BA from the University of Michigan in 2009, and he earned his MLA from Penn in 2015, with a concentration in Political and Educational Studies. As a result of an early-childhood addiction to video games, Zack still sees Tetris pieces falling from the sky when he shuts his eyes.
JC Joseph Carrigan, Senior Security Engineer| 410 516-6454 | Malone Hall 363

Joseph Carrigan is a Software Engineer with over 17 years of software development experience in a broad range of fields including computer and software security, microcontroller development, data migration, data integration, data warehousing and network communication. He has a B.S. (’99) in Computer and Information Science from The University of Maryland, University College and an M.S. (’08) in Computer Science from Capitol College.
LG Laura GrahamAdministrator | 410-516-8577| Malone 157

Laura began her career at Hopkins over 19 years ago in the Purchasing department. She also worked in the WSE Center for Language and Speech Processing before joining JHUISI in 2006. She is responsible for the oversight of most of the activities in the institute but her top priority is ensuring that anyone who comes to the office gets the information that they are seeking or a resolution to the issue they have. Outside of the office, Laura enjoys reading and movies and when motivation strikes, she may go running.
Reatha Holt, Sr. Administrative Coordinator| 410-516-8001| Malone 160

Reatha began her career at Hopkins over 10 years ago in the Department of Surgery.  She will take over many of the tasks and responsibilities formerly handled by Debbie DeFord. Her responsibilities will include seminar scheduling and coordination, faculty and committee meetings planning, Malone Hall conference room scheduling, and front office operations including mail, packages, office supplies, and facilities. She will also provide administrative and project support to the administrator, the department chair, and JHUISI’s executive director.  In her free time, Reatha enjoys going to Broadway plays, spending time with her family and going to classic car shows. 
SP Shani A. McPhersonCommunications Specialist | 410-516-4778 | Malone 160 D

Shani McPherson joined JHUISI as the Communications Specialist in May 2015. As the Communication Specialist, she is responsible for all marketing, print and online communications and social media for the institute. She is also the liaison to the WSE and central communications office and assists with event logistics and outreach activities. Shani earned her B.A. in Communications from Johnson C. Smith University and a M.A. in Journalism & Public Affairs from American University. In her spare time, Shani enjoys reviewing the latest reads with her book club, “The Bookettes,” jogging the Baltimore Harbor, and spending time with family and friends.
Revelie Niles, Academic Program Administrator | 410-516-6282 | Malone 160
Revelie joined Johns Hopkins staff after working in enrollment and academic advising at Walden University for 11 years. As Academic Program Administrator, she is primarily responsible for the day-to-day running of the Master’s programs for the Computer Science Department and Information Security Institute. She assists students with the administrative aspects of the programs, ensuring they are supported from admissions through graduation. Revelie received her BS in Marketing from Providence College and then her MA in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Policy from Walden University. In her free time she is a member of a book club, exercises, and enjoys volunteering at her church.
 JT Javonnia ThomasSr. Financial Analyst | 410-516-0455| Malone 155

Javonnia Thomas joined JHUSI in 2007 after working as a sole proprietor and in multiple organizations as a private contractor and bookkeeper.
As the Senior Financial Analyst, Javonnia provides financial analytical support to faculty and University Management for decision making purposes via oversight and tracking of sponsored and non-sponsored funding such as grants, contracts, and gifts. She also advises faculty and staff on relevant University and Federal policies and procedures that impact funding. Additionally, Javonnia works to bridge the gap for students who support the faculty labs and University research. You can contact Javonnia for assistance with the following: Pre and Post Sponsored award Activity; Proposal Submissions Single and Collaborative; Financial Reporting and Data; Q& A regarding Faculty or PhD Payroll, and Procurement Guidance for lab and departmental activities.
 Chris Headshot Christopher Venghaus, Sr. Systems Engineer | 410-516-4898 | Malone 358

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