Kyle received his B.Sc. at the University of Toronto, completing honors theses with Art Weis and Megan Frederickson. For his M.Sc., he stayed on in the Frederickson Lab, studying how diet and a protein kinase affected cooperation between plant-defending ants and their hosts. After graduation, Kyle worked in the lab of Naomi Pierce at Harvard, as research assistant to Sarah Kocher, a Hoekstra Lab postdoc. Now, Kyle works as an assistant to students and postdocs in the Hoekstra Lab, and facilitates lab projects.