Kyle leads research activities to generate proposals to scale up evidence-based innovations. He also directs partnerships with developing country governments. Kyle joined DIL from J-PAL, where he was the Global Initiatives Lead. In that role, Kyle led J-PAL’s research initiatives, and advised the agriculture sector and cost-effectiveness analysis teams. Prior to this role, Kyle managed J-PAL’s agriculture sector work including synthesizing research results, building evidence use partnerships, and designing funding windows to crowd in randomized impact evaluations on policy relevant topics in the agriculture space. Kyle also led efforts to expand the diversity and scope of J-PAL’s research network. Previously, Kyle served as an agricultural extensionist and volunteer coordinator with the United States Peace Corps in Nicaragua. Kyle holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Michigan.