Kristy Wolfe

Assistant Professor in Residence

Jobst Hall 236
(309) 677-2713

M.S., Engineering Management, University of Missouri, Rolla
B.S., Construction, Bradley University


Professor Wolfe is from Edelstein, Illinois, and is a proud graduate of Bradley University. She started her construction career with the United States Army Corps of Engineers in Germany. While with the Corps, she received a master’s degree from the University of Missouri, Rolla. She also spent a year teaching at the United States Army Engineer School. She served in a variety of positions at Caterpillar, including operations supervisor, process engineer, and facilities engineer. She has been teaching at Bradley since 2008.

Professional Experience

  • Jan 08 – Present, Temporary Assistant Professor, Bradley University
  • Jun 06 – Jan 08, Caterpillar, East Peoria – Positions held include: Operations Supervisor, Process Engineer, and Facilities Engineer
  • Aug 01 – May 06, Lecturer, University of Missouri-Rolla
  • Aug 00 – May 06, Adjunct Faculty, Park University
  • Jan 93 – Aug 01, United States Army Corps of Engineers – Positions held include: Platoon Leader, Battalion Maintenance Officer, Company Executive Office, Chief of Engineering Division (United States Army Engineer School), Company Commander


  • Construction Graphics
  • Scheduling
  • Estimating
  • Labor Unions
  • Equipment Methods
  • Construction Improvement Methods
  • Mechanics
  • Materials and Methods
  • Green Construction
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems II


Research Interests

  • Green Construction
  • Productivity Improvements
  • Leadership in Multi-Generational Workforce


  • Faculty Advisor for Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)
  • Active member of Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Faculty Advisory for Habitat for Humanity
  • President of the Board of Directors, Central Illinois Riding Therapy

Licensures & Certifications

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award, UMR, 2006