- Professor of Animal and Veterinary Sciences
A former state representative, Dr. Rice studies the environmental factors that affect the growth of economically important shellfish. A returned Peace Corp volunteer, Dr. Rice is also the faculty advisor for URI’s strong prep program. The Peace Corps ranks URI No. 21 among medium size schools on its 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.
Areas of expertise: aquaculture, business, environment, industry, oceans, shellfish