Professor Rice investigates the processes underlying memory retrieval, focusing on memories for personally experienced events. She is also interested in applying memory research to improve teaching practices.
Rice is a four-year advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences. She also develops initiatives to track and improve academic achievement among undergraduates. In particular, she is interested in enhancing the experience of underrepresented minorities and first-generation college students on campus.
For more information, visit Heather Rice's department profile.