Donna Wear


Donna Wear


Academic Appointment(s)

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 College, 1983


  • Adult Mosquito Identification CDC, 2015

  • Basic Wetlands Delineation 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • BIOL 1107

    Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 4100

    Principles of Ecology
  • BIOL 1108L

    Prin. of Biology II Lab
  • BIOL 1108

    Principles of Biology II
  • BIOL 4990

    Undergrad Research
  • BIOL 4420


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 interest include endangered species, wetland's research, and primary production dynamics.