Chris Bauman

Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

Chris Bauman is the Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He is pivotal in overseeing the school’s financial operations and administrative functions. Bauman ensures the smooth functioning of essential operations and strategic alignment at the Carey Business School, and his responsibilities cover financial management, facility operations, human resources, information technology, software and reporting, strategic project management, as well as crisis and risk management.

Bauman joined the Carey Business School in July 2018, bringing over a decade of experience in financial and administrative leadership within the academic sector, advancing the institution's financial health, operational efficiency, and strategy implementation. Before his tenure at Johns Hopkins, Bauman was Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration at the Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. In this role, he managed an operating budget of over $100 million and played a vital role in shaping the strategic direction of the school.

Bauman is a graduate of Pepperdine University, having earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from the Graziadio Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Pepperdine’s Seaver College.

With his wealth of experience and dedication to academic excellence, Bauman continues to drive positive change and operational effectiveness at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.