Advising & Tutoring

Chemistry Student Abby Pepin with Cynthia Dowd

 

Balancing a chemistry course load along with the rest of your responsibilities can be challenging, but we are here to help. Whether the issue is personal, academic or related to career plans and opportunities, talking to your academic advisor is a good place to start.

We also offer tutoring options to chemistry students, in addition to university student services like the Academic Commons.

 

 


Advisors

Your academic advisor can support or direct you to the correct person to help resolve a problem.

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dear chemistry majors and chemistry minors,

I hope that this finds you well as we begin a new school year in the most uncertain of times. One positive change is that Chemistry has appointed me to be the inaugural Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS). The role of a DUS is to be an advocate, an ally, and an advisor for undergraduates, whether majors, minors, or simply enrolled in one of our courses. So if you have questions, comments, concerns, or compliments pertaining to your courses and student experiences, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Junior chemistry majors, Dr. Sadtchenko will continue to advise you through May 2022. Other graduating classes will be advised by me. We have had a decentralized advising structure for longer than I have been here, so it will take some time to organize everything. In the meantime, if there are resources that you find beneficial to your undergraduate education, including preparing for post-baccalaureate education and careers, certainly let me know!

I look forward to getting to know each of you a bit better over the next year and beyond.

Cordially,

Dr. LaKeisha McClary

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone: 202-994-5537

[email protected]

 

 


Office Hours

Don’t forget about office hours! Faculty set aside time each semester for student visits. If you’re having trouble with a course, need feedback on a project or simply want to talk through an idea, visit your advisor or professor. All department advisors are available by appointment or email as well as during regular office hours.

 

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Current Tutors

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Find a specific tutor, organized by topic area, or take advantage of free services like the Academic Commons located in Gelman Library.

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are undergraduates in the Chemistry Department. Please email the department if you are having any difficulty connecting with a tutor.

Contemporary Chemistry for Non-science Majors (CHEM 1003 and 1004)

Kevin McKenzie Jr. [email protected]
Jessica Webb [email protected]
Ashley Frankenfield [email protected]
Darren Dolan [email protected]
Dominique Brager [email protected]
Danielle Gomes Rodrigues [email protected]
Ben Walusiak [email protected]
 
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General Chemistry for Science Majors (CHEM 1111 and 1112)
Maegan Dailey [email protected]
Monica Flores [email protected]
Kevin McKenzie [email protected]
Lihui Bai [email protected]
Ben Walusiak [email protected]
*Tatyana Koustov [email protected]
*Nay Thu Rein Aung [email protected]
Ashley Frankenfield [email protected]
Darren Dolan [email protected]
Jordan Tanen [email protected]
Dominique Brager [email protected]
Haorong Li [email protected]
Danielle Gomes Rodrigues [email protected]
Rebekah Brucato [email protected]

 

Organic Chemistry (CHEM 2151 and 2152)

Kenneth Heidel [email protected]
Ben Walusiak [email protected]
Hailey Butman [email protected]
Kevin McKenzie [email protected]
*Zoe Ongaro [email protected]
*Richard Ryngel [email protected]
*Richard Beck [email protected]
*Samuel Kirby [email protected]
Dominique Brager [email protected]
Caleb Reese [email protected]
Rebekah Brucato [email protected]
*Maria Stefanova [email protected]
*Ana Serjak [email protected]
Rhys Dickhudt [email protected]

 

Biochemistry (CHEM 3165)

Lihui Bai [email protected]
Richard Ryngel

[email protected]

Ashley Frankenfield [email protected]

 

Physical Chemistry (CHEM 3171)

 
Derek Cao [email protected]

 

Instrumental Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 4122)

 
Derek Cao [email protected]

We provide the names of potential tutors as a courtesy.  We neither vet nor endorse any tutor, and they work independently of the Department and University.


Additional Tutoring Options

Alpha Chi Sigma (AXE)

Free tutoring to GW students on Wednesdays, 8–10 p.m., Funger 210

Academic Commons

In-person or online peer tutoring, group or individual coaching, drop-in hours and review sessions