Katie Lewis, Ph.D.
Phone: (806) 834-4974
Department of Plant and Soil Science
Texas Tech University
Bayer Plant Science Building, Room 114B
2911 15th Street
Mail Stop 2122
Lubbock, TX 79409-2122
Dr. Katie Lewis joined TTU in September, 2014. She received her bachelor's degree in Chemistry, cum laude, in May, 2008 from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX. Her master's and doctorate degrees, both in Soil Science were obtained from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Katie has a joint appointment with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and teaches Soil Fertility class in the Spring Semester.
Dr. Lewis' goal is to "establish a nationally recognized Soil Chemistry and Fertility
Program based on innovative research and competitive graduate student training."
Her research interests include the following:
- Soil Fertility
- Biogeochemical Cycling
- Sustainable Crop Production
- Soil Microbiology
- Environmental Reclamation
- Organic Soil Amendments