Dr. Kimberlie Mccue
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, CONSERVATION AND COLLECTIONS
Dr. Kimberlie McCue joined the Garden in 2009 as Program Director for Conservation of Threatened Species and Habitats. In 2017, she was promoted to Director of Research, Conservation and Collections.
Her overarching goal at the Garden is to provide leadership in development and management of an integrated program of research, conservation and collections in desert plants and habitats. Her mission is to position the Garden as a leader regionally, nationally and internationally.
Kimberlie holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Missouri Western State College and a Ph.D. in biological science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 2013, Kimberlie received a Virginia G. Piper Fellowship to explore conservation marketing, messaging and promotion.