Dr. Kimberly Rogers is a Managing Director in the Advanced Technology Practice, providing strategic guidance to clients in clean energy and climate technology domains. Leveraging over a decade of experience leading diverse multisector teams, Kimberly assists clients with concept innovation, partnership establishment, grant development, and project management.
Since obtaining her Ph.D. in 2012, Dr. Rogers has pioneered research initiatives concentrating on environmental change and sustainability, primarily in South and Southeast Asia’s coastal regions. As Principal Investigator and lead grant writer, she secured $MM in federal funding from competitive interdisciplinary programs such as NSF’s Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES), NOAA, and the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). Her advisory role for global institutions such as the World Bank, USAID, and international NGOs has been instrumental in shaping strategies to counteract the impact of sea level rise on coastal infrastructure.
Recipient of an NSF Science, Engineering, and Education for Sustainability (SEES) Fellowship in 2014, Kimberly was a Visiting Scholar at the Ostrom Workshop, where she analyzed hydropower policy implications for Bangladesh and India. Her work has been published in eminent scientific journals, including Nature Communications and Science of the Total Environment, and featured in media outlets such as Slate and Environmental Health Perspectives.
Dr. Rogers worked as a consultant in the firm’s Grants Network prior to joining McAllister & Quinn full time in 2023. Her consultancy specialization included crafting inclusive and equitable workforce development plans in collaboration with clients and their community partners. Dr. Rogers held faculty positions at East Carolina University’s Coastal Studies Institute and was a Research Associate at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research.