Donna Wear


Donna Wear


Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences

  • (706) 667-4168
  • SCI W2025


  • Ph.D., Botany/Plant Biology Mississippi State University, 1995

  • MA, Biology Teacher Education Appalachian State University, 1990

  • BS, Bio, General Shorter University, 1983


  • Adult Mosquito Identification CDC, 2015

  • Basic Wetlands Delineation 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 3380

    Animal Behavior
  • BIOL 4420

  • BIOL 1108L

    Prin. of Biology II Lab
  • BIOL 1101

    Fundamentals of Biology
  • BIOL 1101L

    Fundamentals of Biology Lab
  • BIOL 4100

    Principles of Ecology
  • BIOL 1102

    Environmental Biology
  • BIOL 1102L

    Environmental Biology Lab

Teaching Interests

General Ecology
Urban Ecology
Barrier Island Ecology
Evolutionary Biology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Parameters affecting the success of protected shoals spider lily, Hymenocallis coronaria, in the Savannah River basin, Georgia, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Restoring ecological flows to the lower Savannah River: a collaborative scientific approach to adaptive management., 2007
  • Effects of water-column enrichment on the production dynamics of three seagrass species and their epiphytic algae, 1999
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dr. Wear's research interests include endangered species, wetland's research, and urban ecology.