Janet Gubbins

Janet Gubbins

Senior Director, UWG Online

Phone: 678-839-0630 | Fax: 678-839-0636

Email:  jgubbins@westga.edu

Office: Wagner Honors House


Janet Gubbins is the Senior Director of the Distance and Distributed Education Center (UWG Online), working in the department at various levels since January 1998 and as a student assistant two years prior. She serves as the Secondary GaView Learning Management System Admin for UWG and the Primary Collaborative (GoView-EU) Admin for European Union, for the state-wide LMS powered by BrightSpace by Desire2Learn (AKA CourseDen). Her responsibilities include general oversight of the support of distance programs and related initiatives, strategic planning, technology selection, budgeting, help desk support, and distance learning data management. She holds a Master's in Public Administration and a Bachelor's in Political Science, from the University of West Georgia. She has taught both for-credit higher education courses and continuing education courses online since 1998.


  • B.A., Political Science, University of West Georgia, 1992
  • M.P.A., Master of Public Administration, University of West Georgia, 1997

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • POLS-1101 (American Government)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • POLS-1101 (American Government) Section: 53G
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • POLS-1101 (American Government) Section: 51G   [View Syllabus]
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • POLS-1101 (American Government) Section: 80G