Kristofor Brye, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Soil Physics and Pedology, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Kris Brye is a nationally known expert on the effects of land application of poultry litter, and the effects of land use and management practices on physical, chemical, and biological properties related to soil quality and sustainability.

In addition, Brye is an award-winning educator, in 2014 year earning the John W. White Outstanding Teaching Award, jointly bestowed by the Division of Agriculture and Bumpers College.

He provides leadership to the department’s internship program to help students find appropriate placements. He advises numerous undergraduates and serves as a mentor to graduate students.

He was inducted into the University of Arkansas Teaching Academy in 2012 and received the Teaching Award of Merit from the Arkansas Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta in 2008.

Brye earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and his master's degree and Ph.D. in soil physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kristofor Brye