Faculty and Staff

Dr. Bob Herrington

Robert (Bob) E. Herrington, Professor

Department Chair

Location: Roney Building, Rm. 128
Phone: (229) 931-2331

  • Ph.D., Washington State University
  • M.S., Georgia College
  • B.A., University of Evansville
  • Interests: Herpetology; vertebrate zoology
Dr. Tommy Wright

J. Thomas Wright, Professor

Margaret and Russell Thomas Chair in Biology

Location: Science/Math Building, Rm. 112 Phone: (229) 931-2359

  • Ph.D., Emory University
  • B.S., Columbus College
  • Interests: development of fat-cell lines; molecular biology of animal cells

Ian Brown, Professor

Location: Science & Math Building, Room 213
Phone: (229) 931-2361

  • Ph.D., University of Otago, New Zealand
  • B.S., University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Interests: Biological control; nematology & entomology
Dr. Stephanie Harvey

Stephanie Harvey, Associate Professor

Location: Roney Building, Rm. 102
Phone: (229) 931-5034

  • Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • M.S., Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville
  • B.A., Wesleyan College, Macon Georgia
  • Interests: Biofumigation; hydroponic vegetable production; medicinals

Anh-Hue Tu, Associate Professor

Location: Science-Math Building, Room 117
Phone: (229) 931-2360

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M Health Science Center
  • B.S., Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • Interests: Bacteriology and Molecular Biology

O. Thomas Lorenz, Assistant Professor


Location: Science Building, Rm. 113
Phone: (229) 931-4207

  • Ph.D., University of New Orleans
  • M.Sc., Southeastern Louisiana University
  • B.Sc., Western Michigan University

Interests: Herpetology; Ichthyology; Animal Behavior; Invasive Species

Ms. Yonnie Williams

Yonnie Williams, Lab Technician

Location: Jackson Hall, Room 005
Phone: (229) 931-2081

  • B.A., West Georgia College, Carrollton
  • Interests: Water quality; botany; entomology; herpetology

Debbie Standridge, Senior Administrative Assistant

Biology, Chemistry, Geology/Physics

Location: Science/Math Building, Room 111
Phone: (229) 931-2135


William L. Tietjen, Professor Emeritus

  • Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • B.S., The University of Georgia, Athens
  • A.S., Georgia Southwestern College, Americus
  • Interests: Nutrient evaluation and invertebrate faunal description of Lake Blackshear, Coastal Plain macroarthropod faunistic evaluation, and an ecological evaluation of a small upper coastal plain second order stream and associated wetlands.