Meet Your Academic Advisor

The Office of Undergraduate Student Services, Advising and Records is the home of your professional advising staff, and we are here to help you. If you have any questions regarding academics, please find your advisor in the Professional Academic Advisors section on this page and email him or her to schedule an appointment.

Contact us at: [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-537-SEAS or 202-994-6158

Visit us at: Science & Engineering Hall - Suite 2500

Jonathan Ragone is the director of undergraduate student services, advising, and records for the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Jonathan comes to SEAS from Stony Brook University in New York, where he formerly was the associate director for undergraduate colleges. During his career, Jonathan has worked in both student and academic affairs, while holding a variety of positions as a residence hall director, assistant director for college housing, academic coordinator for the graduate program in public health, and associate director for undergraduate colleges.

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science in biology and Master of Arts in liberal studies with a concentration in human resources and education. Additionally, Jonathan has taught undergraduate courses on leadership as part of the Living Learning Center for Leadership Development and its associated academic minor.



Mary Denmon is a professional advisor for students studying in the Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments.  Originally from Upstate New York, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences from Binghamton University, and her Master's of Education in higher education administration from the University at Buffalo.  Before coming to GW, Mary was an academic advisor in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech.  She also has experience working in transition and retention related programs for first-year and transfer students.





Dawn Ginnetti is the professional advisor for students studying computer science, systems engineering, and applied science and technology. Dawn received her Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Upon completion of a Bachelor's degree, she completed a Master's degree in higher education administration with a student affairs concentration from the University of Maryland in College Park. Before joining SEAS, Dawn was an academic advisor for computer science students at the University of Maryland. As a graduate student at the University of Maryland, Dawn served as the outreach coordinator for the Women in Engineering program.






Brendan Wright is the professional advisor for students studying biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. Brendan received his Bachelor of Arts from SUNY New Paltz in women's, gender, and sexuality studies. Following this, he completed a Master of Arts in higher education and student affairs at New York University. Before joining SEAS, Brendan worked within the New York University College of Arts and Science Advising Center as an academic advisor. Additionally, he has previously worked at The New School in student health services.

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Professor Matthew Kay
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