Kiera Quigley graduated from Michigan State University in 2019 with a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife and is an alumna of the 2019 Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. Following graduation, Kiera gained experience in outdoor education at the Pali Institute in Southern California and served with AmeriCorps at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, Alaska. Her past research experiences through the Doris Duke Program include air quality monitoring in Detroit and urban green infrastructure implementation in the Great Lakes Region.