Keith Rice

Professor of Geography
GIS Center Director
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1989

TOPICAL/REGIONAL INTERESTS

Cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), digital image processing, map animation and map visualization.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Map animation design and GIS education curriculum.

SCHOLARSHIP ACTIVITIES

  1. "University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (UWSP) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Education & Research Center," U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grant Program, K. Rice (Principal Investigator), $1,725,056 (2008-2013).
  2. "Enhance Teaching, Learning and Research using GIS Technology throughout UW System Campuses," co-director (primary investigator was William Bajali- UW-Superior), UW System Curricula Redesign Grant Program (Enhancing Teaching & Learning with Technology), ($39,000), 2006-07.
  3. “Building Capacity to Use Geographic Information System for Local Government Planning in Uganda," Rockefeller Foundation (African Program) Grant, (Primary Investigator - Benjamin Ofori-Amoah, Project director: Keith Rice) ($356,103) 2004-06.
  4. National Workshop Presented - "Using Geographic Information Systems for Environmental History," (with Keith Weber and Sally Hermansen), ASEH Annual Meeting, Boise, Idaho, March, 2008.
  5. "Integrating Landscape Amenities with Historic Parcelization Trends to Better Target Landscape Conservation Efforts," Paper presented at the 48th Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Conference (Daniel McFarlene and Keith Rice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October, 200.7
  6. "The African Way: GIS & Cartographic Training in Uganda," Paper presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the North American Cartohgraphic Information Society (NACIS), Madison, Wisconsin, October, 2006.
  7. Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for Cartographic Perspectives