James Givvines

Professor of Physics; Brain Bowl Coach

Degree: M.S., Applied Mathematics, Western Carolina University; B.S., Physics, Western Carolina University

Courses: PHY 1020 Essentials of Physics PHY 2048 Physics 1 with Calculus PHY 2049 Physics 2 with Calculus PHY 2053 General Physics 1 PHY 2054 General Physics 2 AST 1002 Astronomy PSC 1341 Physical Science / occationally MAT and MAC classes when needed

Phone: 386-754-4221

Fax: 386-754-4271

Office Location: 009 Math/Science Building room 170

Office Hours: Monday 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Tuesday 11:30 am-3:00 pm Wednesday 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, 2:30 pm-3:00 pm Thursday 2:30 pm – 3:00pm, 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm Friday 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm


James Givvines has been teaching Physics, Astronomy and sometimes math at Florida Gateway College since 2007. In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Applied Mathematics, he has completed many graduate courses in Physics and Astronomy while working toward a Ph.D. Professor Givvines has coached the FGC Brain Bowl team since 2008. To date, FGC’s Quiz Bowl team’s highest finish was 8th in the NAQT 2014 Community College Championship.

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