Faculty Profile

Murray Rice

Title
Professor
Department
Geography and the Environment
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of Saskatchewan, 1995.
Major: "A Resource Dependence Perspective on Headquarters Location in Canada", Department of Geography; Major: Location Analysis;Minor: Urban Geography
MA, University of Saskatchewan, 1990.
Major: "A Spatial Analysis of Corporate Interlocking Directorates in Canada", Department of Geography; Major: Location Analysis
BS, University of Saskatchewan, 1988.
Major: Engineering Physics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2021 Syllabus
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2021
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Fall 2021
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

GEOG 5230.001, Location Intelligence: Advanced Business GIS Concepts and Applications, Spring 2021 SPOT
GEOG 4230.001, Location Intelligence: Business GIS Concepts and Applications, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4185.001, Statistical Research Methods in Geography, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5185.001, Statistical Research Methods in Geography, Spring 2021 SPOT
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4230.001, Location Intelligence: Business GIS Concepts and Applications, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2019 SPOT
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4230.001, Location Intelligence: Business GIS Concepts and Applications, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2018 SPOT
GEOG 5920.709, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2018
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Fall 2018
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2018
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2018 SPOT
GEOG 5230.001, Location Intelligence: Advanced Business GIS Concepts and Applications, Spring 2018 SPOT
GEOG 4230.001, Location Intelligence: Business GIS Concepts and Applications, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
GEOG 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2018
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2017 SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Fall 2017
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2017
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2017 SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
GEOG 5920.709, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2017
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2017
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2016 SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Fall 2016 SPOT
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Fall 2016
GEOG 5900.719, Special Problems, Fall 2016
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2016
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2016
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2016 SPOT
GEOG 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2016
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2015 SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
GEOG 5800.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2015 SPOT
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2015
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2015
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
GEOG 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2015
GEOG 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2015
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2015
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2015 Syllabus
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2014 Syllabus
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2014
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Fall 2014
GEOG 3100.001, United States and Canada : Economies, Cities, and Sustainability, Fall 2014 Syllabus
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2014
GEOG 1200.001, World Regional Geography, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2014
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
GEOG 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2014
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2014 Syllabus
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2013 Syllabus
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2013
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
GEOG 5800.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2013
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2013
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
GEOG 5920.709, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2013
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2013
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2013 Syllabus
GEOG 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W1 2012
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2012
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2012
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2012
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2011 Syllabus
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2011
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2011
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W1 2011
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2011
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2011
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2011 Syllabus
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2010 Syllabus
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2010
GEOG 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2010
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W1 2010
GEOG 5900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2010
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2010
GEOG 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2010
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2010
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2009
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2009
GEOG 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2009
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W1 2009
GEOG 4900.709, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2009
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2009
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2009
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2008
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2008
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2008
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W1 2008
GEOG 5190.001, Advanced Quantitative Techniques, Spring 2008
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2008
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2008
GEOG 4220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2007
GEOG 5220.001, Applied Retail Geography, Fall 2007
GEOG 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2007
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W2 2007
GEOG 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
GEOG 1170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Spring 2007
GEOG 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Spring 2007
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2007
GEOG 4980.002, Experimental Course, Fall 2006
GEOG 5960.005, Geography Institute, Fall 2006
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2006
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Summer 5W1 2006
GEOG 1170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Spring 2006
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2006
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2006
GEOG 1170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2005
GEOG 5110.001, Research Design and Geographic Applications, Fall 2005

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Rice, M. (2007). 'Influence, Innovation, and Information: Elements of a Research Agenda in Economic Geography', Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting - Congrès Annuel Programme 2007, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: 143-144..
Rice, M. (2007). 'Interlocking Directorates: North American Corporate Boards and the Interurban Extension of Influence and Information', Canada-US Corporate Geography 2007: Conference Program, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas: 14..
Rice, M. (2007). 'Toward a More Geographically Informed Industrial Ecology: Closing the Loop on Material Use and Spatial Scale', Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting - Congrès Annuel Programme 2007, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: 121..
Rice, M. (2006). 'Dominant National Corporate Centers: A Comparison of the Evolving Corporate Communities of New York and Toronto', Annual Meeting, Southwest Division of the Association of American Geographers: Abstracts, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma: 19..
Rice, M. (2006). 'Random and Consistent Regional Producers of Next Wave Business Growth in the United States', Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting - Congrès Annuel Programme 2006, Thunder Bay, Ontario: Lakehead University: 75..
Rice, M. (2005). 'GIS and Healthcare Analysis: Assessing Occupational Therapy Services in Saskatchewan', Annual Meeting, Western Division, Canadian Association of Geographers: Programme and Abstracts, Lethbridge, Alberta: University of Lethbridge, 11..
Rice, M. (2005). 'Regional hosts of Next Wave business activity, 1982-2002', Annual Meeting, South West Division, Association of American Geographers: Abstracts, Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas, 19..
Rice, M. (2004). 'Crown corporations and co-operatives in regional economic development: the case of Saskatchewan', Annual Meeting, Prairie Division, Canadian Association of Geographers: Programme and Abstracts, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: University of Saskatchewan, 19..
Rice, M. (2003). Evolving business centres in a continental economy: The Canadian Establishment vs. The Next Wave', Annual Meeting, Prairie Division, Canadian Association of Geographers: Programme and Abstracts, Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Winnipeg, 18..
Rice, M. (1996). 'Communication services: a decision making dynamic for the global economy', Canadian Association of Geographers 1996 Annual Meeting Program and Abstracts, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: University of Saskatchewan, 180-1..
Rice, M. (1995). 'Innovation diffusion and crop location in Alberta', in George Clayton (editor) 32nd Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop Proceedings, Beaverlodge, Alberta: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 254-257..
Rice, M. (1995). 'The contrasting headquarters of Toronto and Calgary', Western Division, Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting: Programme With Abstracts, Victoria, British Columbia: University of Victoria, 38..
Rice, M. (1994). 'Regional headquarters cities in Canada, 1970-1990', Abstracts: Association of American Geographers, 90th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California: Association of American Geographers, 316-7..
Rice, M. (1993). 'Foreign subsidiary headquarters in the Canadian urban system, 1970-1991', Canadian Association of Geographers 1993 Annual Meeting Programme and Abstracts, Ottawa, Ontario: Carleton University, 206-7..
Rice, M. (1993). 'Lead and lag sectors in the centralization and decentralization of Canadian corporate headquarters, 1960-90', in Michael R. Wilson (editor) Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the Prairie Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: University of Saskatchewan, 175-93..
Rice, M. (1993). Foreign headquarters centres, changing linkage patterns and the Canadian urban system, 1970-1991', Canadian Association of Geographers 1993 Annual Meeting Programme and Abstracts, Ottawa, Ontario: Carleton University, 217-8..
Rice, M. (1992). 'The interurban movement of Canadian manufacturing headquarters, 1954-1989', Canadian Association of Geographers 1992 Annual Meeting Programme and Abstracts, Vancouver, British Columbia: University of British Columbia, 187..
Rice, M. (1991). 'A spatial-temporal analysis of Canadian corporate interlocking directorates: 1971-1989', Canadian Association of Geographers 1991 Annual Meeting Programme and Abstracts, Kingston, Ontario: Queen's University, 147..
Rice, M. (1991). 'An analysis of the interurban interlocking directorate network of Canada: 1963-1989', in John Welsted and John Everitt (editors) The Dauphin Papers: Research by Prairie Geographers, Brandon, Manitoba: Brandon University, 130-140..
Rice, M. (1991). 'International corporate banking centres: Canada and the G-7, 1968-1989', Canadian Association of Geographers 1991 Annual Meeting Programme and Abstracts, Kingston, Ontario: Queen's University, 152..
Book
Rice, M., Hernandez, T. (2017). Location Intelligence Research and Applications. 558. Kent, Ohio: Applied Geography Conference. http://www.appgeogconf.org/
Book Chapter
O'Hagan, S. B., Rice, M. (2016). 'The geography of Canadian interlocking directorates: How do they relate to brain circulation?. Hierarchy, Information and Power: Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers. 823-843. London: Routledge.
Rice, M., Lyons, D. I., O'Hagan, S. B. (2016). Fast-growing firms as elements of change in Canada’s headquarters city-system. Hierarchy, Information and Power: Cities as Corporate Command and Control Centers. 844-863. London: Routledge.
Lyons, D. I., Rice, M., Hu, L. (2015). Industrial waste management improvement: A case study of Pennsylvania. International Perspectives on Industrial Ecology. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Rice, M. (2007). 'Crown corporations and co-operatives in Saskatchewan', In Thraves, B.D., Lewry, M.L., Dale, J.E., and Schlichtmann, H., Saskatchewan: Geographic Perspectives (Plains Research Centre: University of Regina), 424-427..
Book Review
Rice, M. (2013). Book Review: Economic Geography, by William P. Anderson. Economic Geography 89(2), 199-200. DOI: 10.1111/ecge.12012.
Rice, M. (2007). Relocating Global Cities, by M. Mark Amen, Kevin Archer, and M. Martin Bosman. Professional Geographer 59(3), 400-402..
Rice, M. (2005). Clusters Old and New: The Transition to a Knowledge Economy in Canada's Regions, Edited by David A. Wolfe. Canadian Journal of Regional Science..
Journal Article
Rice, M., Bova, J. P. (2020). Business district development and competition: An exploration of structural evolution in the retail districts of Denton, Texas. Papers in Applied Geography. 6(1), 21. Taylor & Francis. https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rpag20/current
Rice, M., Kalafsky, R. V. (2020). An infatuation with building things: Business strategies, linkages, and small city economic development in Manitoba. Growth and Change. 51(1), 102-122. Wiley.
O'Hagan, S., Rice, M. (2019). 100 years of interlocking directorates in Canada: Shifting regional patterns from 1912 to 2012. Canadian Journal of Regional Science. 41(1/3), 43-52. http://www.cjrs-rcsr.org/
Rice, M., O'Hagan, S. B., Tiwari, C., Lyons, D. I., Green, M. B., Oppenheim, V. (2018). Defining the record of high-growth firms by U.S. metropolitan region: What happens to the Inc. 500?. 4(2), 137-156.
Kalafsky, R., Rice, M. (2017). High-growth firms in the southern US: Where’s the growth?. Growth and Change. 48(4), 552-569.
Rice, M., Ostrander, A., Tiwari, C. (2016). Decoding the Development Strategy of a Major Retailer: Wal-Mart's Expansion in the United States. The Professional Geographer.
Rice, M. D., Ostrander, A., Tiwari, C. (2016). Decoding the development strategy of a major retailer: Wal-Mart's expansion in the United States'. The Professional Geographer. 68(4), 640-649.
Rice, M. D., Hernandez, T. (2016). Perspectives on an evolving research field: Location Intelligence and its representation at the Applied Geography Conferences, 1978 to 2012. 2(3), 271-283. Papers in Applied Geography.
Rice, M. (2015). 'The geography of Canadian interlocking directorates: How do they relate to brain circulation?', Accepted in Urban Geography.. 36(6), 823-843.
Rice, M. D., Lyons, D. I., O'Hagan, S. B. (2015). Fast-growing firms as elements of change in Canada’s headquarters city-system. 36(6), 844-863. Urban Geography.
Rice, M. (2014). 'Fast-growing firms as elements of change in Canada's headquarters city-system', Accepted in Urban Geography..
Rice, M. (2013). 'Can you really get there from here? A case study of walkability at Mockingbird Station in Dallas, Texas', Forthcoming in Papers of the Applied Geography Conference 36.. 36, 271-280. Papers in Applied Geography. www.appgeogconf.org
Rice, M. (2013). 'Exploring the personal histories of the top executives of US firms using a quantitative approach: Is there a geographical relationship with corporate headquarters and does it influence firm performance?', Geographical Research. DOI:10.1111/1745-5871.12004.. 51(3), 279-291. Geographical Research.
Rice, M. (2012). 'The geography of corporate directors: Personal backgrounds, firm and regional success', The Professional Geographer 64(4), 586-601. DOI:10.1080/0033124.2011.614567..
Rice, M. (2012). An Exploration of Alternative Food Desert Definitions in South Dallas, Papers of the Applied Geography Conference 35, 183-191..
Rice, M. (2012). Knowledge, Influence, and Firm-Level Change: A Geographic Analysis of Board Membership Associated with Canada's Growing and Declining Businesses, Geoforum 43(5), 959-968. DOI:10.1016/j.geoforum.2012.04.005.
Rice, M. (2012). Substance versus Style: What is the Role of New Urban Development in the Restructuring of Metropolitan Retail? Papers of the Applied Geography Conference 35, 384-392..
Rice, M. (2010). 'Geographies of decision-making and control: development, applications, and future directions in headquarters location research', Geography Compass 4(4), 320-334..
Rice, M. (2010). 'Retail location, clustering, and local economic development: a case study of Port Huron, MI', Applied Research in Economic Development 7(1), 2-13..
Rice, M. (2010). 'The urban geography of subsidiary headquarters in North America: explorations by sector and foreign linkage status', Urban Geography 31(5), 595-622.
Rice, M. (2009). 'Alberta's manufacturers: workforce challenges and strategies', Western Geography 17/18/19, 39-60.
Rice, M. (2009). 'Circuits of scrap: closed loop industrial ecosystems and the geography of US international recyclable material flows 1995-2005' The Geographical Journal 175(4), 286-300.
Rice, M. (2009). 'Subsidiary headquarters: the urban geography of the 'second tier' of corporate decision-making activity in North America', Urban Geography 30(3), 289-311.
Rice, M. (2008). 'Dynamic metropolitan economies: consistent business generators in the American Next Wave', Geography Research Forum 28, 82-98..
Rice, M. (2008). 'Regional information and influence networks: the geography of corporate board membership in Texas', The Industrial Geographer 5(1), 1-20..
Rice, M. (2008). North American corporate directors and educational affiliations: a geographical analysis', Geography Research Forum 28, 59-81..
Rice, M. (2007). 'Consistent business generators: urban leaders in Canada's Next Wave', Canadian Journal of Regional Science 30(1), 91-112..
Rice, M. (2006). 'Dominant national centers: a comparative analysis of the headquarters communities of New York and Toronto', The Industrial Geographer 4(1), 28-50..
Rice, M. (2005). 'Crown corporations and co-operatives as coping mechanisms in regional economic development', The Canadian Geographer 49(4), 367-383..
Rice, M. (2005). Evolving business centres in Canada: the Establishment vs. the Next Wave', The Great Lakes Geographer 12(1), 1-18..
Rice, M. (2004). 'Regional and sectoral growth in Canada's emerging economy', Canadian Journal of Regional Science 27(2), 237-254..
Rice, M. (1996). 'Functional dynamics and a peripheral quaternary place: the case of Calgary', Canadian Journal of Regional Science 19(1), 65-82..
Rice, M. (1995). 'Locating community health centres in rural Saskatchewan: the case of the Living Sky Health District', Healthcare Management Forum 8(1), 52-61..
Rice, M. (1994). 'Canada and the international system of bank headquarters cities, 1968-1989', Growth and Change 25(1), 25-50..
Rice, M. (1993). 'Spatial interlocking directorates in the Canadian urban system, 1971-1989', Urban Geography 14(4), 375-396..
Magazine/Trade Publication
Rice, M. (2004). Geog 130.3 – Space, Place, and Society: Course Guide. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan..
Rice, M. (2002). Geog 215.3 – Human Geography and Global Change: Course Guide. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan..
Popular Press Article
Rice, M. (2012). Knowledge, Influence, and Firm-Level Change: A Geographic Analysis of Board Membership Associated with Canada's Growing and Declining Businesses, Final Report to the Canadian Research Grant Program, Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC..
Rice, M. (2010). An Exploratory Analysis of Firm Decline, Growth, and Headquarters Location Change in Canada, Final Report to the Canadian Research Grant Program, Government of Canada (Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC)..
Rice, M. (2009). 'Economic decline and the relevance of industrial geography'. The Industrial Geographer 6(1), 1-2..
Rice, M. (2009). 'Lessons learned from our discipline, and more effective use of technology at The Industrial Geographer' The Industrial Geographer 6(2), 1-2..
Rice, M. (2008). 'Editorial transitions and the development of The Industrial Geographer'. The Industrial Geographer 5(2), 1-2..
Rice, M. (2008). 'Urban economies and development: an editorial introduction'. Geography Research Forum 28, 3-7..
Rice, M. (2008). Saskatoon-Humboldt Constituency Analysis, Report Prepared for Bradley Trost, Member of Parliament (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2006). Legend Terminal Impact Analysis, Report Prepared for the Law Firm of Bickel & Brewer (Dallas, Texas). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2005). Kamloops Wireless Internet Market Analysis, Report Prepared for SaskTel (Regina, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2005). The Extended-Stay Lodging Market: Supply and Demand Conditions in Saskatoon and Regina, Report Prepared for Obasa-Premier Suites (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2005). Western Canada Agricultural Market Analysis, Report Prepared for Diesel Services Group (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2004). Congregation Maps and Characteristics, Report Prepared for Emmanuel Baptist Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics.
Rice, M. (2004). Donor Analysis: Royal University Hospital Foundation, Report Prepared for Royal University Hospital Foundation (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2004). National Market Analysis: Automobile Dealer Maps and Lists, Report Prepared for Who's Calling (Seattle, Washington). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2004). Prince Albert Market Analysis, Report Prepared for Caleb Group (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2004). Targeted Marketing Strategies for Caleb Group's Seniors Residential Developments, Report Prepared for Caleb Group (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2003). Honda West: Customer Mapping and Analysis, Report Prepared for Honda West (Calgary, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2003). King Custom Golf Clubs: Customer Mapping and Analysis, Report Prepared for King Custom Golf Clubs (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2003). Riverbend Plantation: Marketing Strategies, Report Prepared for Riverbend Plantation (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2003). Seniors Analysis of Saskatoon, Report Prepared for Ecol Direct (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2003). Surrey/Delta Community Profile: School and Ministry Opportunities for Faith Lutheran Church, Report Prepared for Faith Lutheran Church (Surrey, British Columbia). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2002). Dad's Nutrition: Industry and Customer Analysis, Report Prepared for Dad's Nutrition Centre (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2002). Dad's Nutrition: Market Definition, Report Prepared for Dad's Nutrition Centre (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2002). Golden Opportunities: Customer Analysis, Report Prepared for Golden Opportunities Financial (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2002). Saskatoon Hyundai: Customer Mapping and Analysis, Report Prepared for Saskatoon Hyundai (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2002). Saskatoon Shrine Circus: Donor and Ticket Sales Analysis, Report Prepared for Saskatoon Shrine Circus (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2002). Step Ahead Shoes: Saskatoon Customer Analysis, Report Prepared for Step Ahead Shoes (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2001). Philom Bios Market Analysis, Report Prepared for Philom Bios (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2001). Regina's Chinese Community, Report Prepared for the Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2001). Saskatoon Customer and Market Analysis: Customer Maps, Market Share Maps, and Market Clusters for The Mall at Lawson Heights, Report Prepared for Morguard Investments (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2001). Saskatoon, Regina, Medicine Hat and Red Deer Market Analysis, Report Prepared for Step Ahead Shoes (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2000). Barrie Community Profile: Ministry Opportunities for the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Report Prepared for the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (Barrie, Ontario). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2000). Computer and Information Security Issues, Report Prepared for the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2000). Cost of Living and Income Comparisons for Alberta and British Columbia: Salary Context for the Lutheran Church – Canada, Report Prepared for Lutheran Church – Canada, Alberta-British Columbia District (Edmonton, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2000). Ecol Services Group Computer Security: Vulnerabilities and Recommendations, Report Prepared for Ecol Services Group (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (2000). Vernon Community Profile: School and Ministry Opportunities for St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Report Prepared for St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Vernon, British Columbia). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (1999). Distance Education Centres for the BUWC: An Analysis of Time- and Money-Saving Locations, Report Prepared for the Baptist Union of Western Canada (Calgary, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1999). Moose Jaw Community Profile: Ministry Opportunities for the Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, Report Prepared for the Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (Hepburn, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (1999). Saskatoon Area Farm Characteristics, Report Prepared for Ecol Direct (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Altavision Geographics..
Rice, M. (1999). Seniors in Alberta and British Columbia: Opportunities in Ministry and Marketing for the Lutheran Church - Canada, Report Prepared for Lutheran Church – Canada, Alberta-British Columbia District (Edmonton, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Commentary: Ethnic and Family Characteristics in the 1996 Census of Canada, Report Prepared for Lutheran Church - Canada (Edmonton, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Commentary: Incomes and Housing Costs in Alberta and British Columbia, Report Prepared for Lutheran Church - Canada, Alberta-British Columbia District (Edmonton, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Community Profile: The Children and Families of South Calgary, Report Prepared for Grace Lutheran Church (Calgary, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Congregation Characteristics and Trends, Report Prepared for Emmanuel Baptist Church (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Cost of Living Comparisons for Alberta and British Columbia, Report Prepared for Lutheran Church - Canada, Alberta-British Columbia District (Edmonton, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Fort McMurray Children and Families, Report Prepared for Trinity Lutheran Church (Fort McMurray, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Fort McMurray Community Profile, Report Prepared for Trinity Lutheran Church (Fort McMurray, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). North West Calgary Profile Supplement: Marital Status and Family Characteristics, Report Prepared for Foothills Lutheran Church (Calgary, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1998). Work Interruptions and Return-to-Work Issues, Report Prepared for Saskatchewan Government Insurance, Litigation Department (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1997). Martensville Area Market Analysis, Report Prepared for The Mutual Group (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1997). North West Calgary Community Profile, Report Prepared for Foothills Lutheran Church (Calgary, Alberta). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1997). Regina's Spanish-Speaking Community, Report Prepared for the Saskatchewan Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (Hepburn, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1996). Evaluation of Facility Location Models and Implementations: Emergency Response Model for Winter Maintenance Project, Report Prepared for Saskatchewan Highways and Transportation (Regina, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1996). Facility Location Evaluation, Report Prepared for Saskatchewan Health (Regina, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1996). Implementation of the Maximal Covering Location Model: Melfort Area Case Study, Report Prepared for Saskatchewan Highways and Transportation (Regina, Saskatchewan). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1996). Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows: Social and Economic Characteristics, Report Prepared for the Lutheran Church - Canada, Alberta - British Columbia District (Edmonton, Alberta).  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Rice, M. (1995). A Sense of Place: The Neighbourhood of McKernan and the Ministry of McKernan Baptist Church, Report Prepared for McKernan Baptist Church (Edmonton, Alberta).  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Murray Rice + Associates Location Analysis..
Scholarly Preface
Rice, M., Wang, C., Jensen, R. (2020). Introduction to Special Issue: Location Analytics and sUAS Data Acquisition Technologies. Papers in Applied Geography. 6(1), 1-3. Taylor & Francis.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Rice, M. (Principal), "Maptitude Software Grant," Sponsored by Caliper, Inc., International, $34750 Funded. (June 18, 2019August 31, 2020).
Rice, M. (Principal), "Maptitude Software Grant," Sponsored by Caliper Corp., International, $34750 Funded. (April 11, 2018August 31, 2019).
Rice, M., "Business Strategies, Linkages, and Cluster Development in a Small-City Context," Sponsored by UNT CLASS, University of North Texas, $4450 Funded. (January 1, 2018July 31, 2018).
Rice, M., "Maptitude Software Grant," Sponsored by Caliper Corp., International, $34750 Funded. (August 1, 2017July 31, 2018).
Rice, M. D., "Maptitude Software Grant," Sponsored by Caliper Corp., International, $34750 Funded. (August 1, 2016July 31, 2017).
Rice, M. (Principal), "Defining the Record of Fast-Growing Firms as Members of Regional Business Communities: A Tracking Analysis," Sponsored by Kauffman Foundation, Private, $16600 Funded. (20142016).
Jewell, R. (Co-Principal), Lyons, D. (Co-Principal), McPherson, M. A. (Co-Principal), Molina, D. J. (Co-Principal), Rice, M. (Co-Principal), Rous, J. J. (Co-Principal), "An Exploratory Survey of the Micro Enterprises in Central Mexico with a Focus on Agglomeration Externalities and Benefits of Return Migration," Sponsored by Charn Uswachoke Fund (UNT), University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (20082009).
Grant - Teaching
Rice, M., "Scholarship Support for GEOG 4220/5220," Sponsored by Intalytics, National, $1500.00 Funded. (August 24, 2019December 31, 2019).
Rice, M., "Scholarship Support for GEOG 4230/5230," Sponsored by Invesco, International, $2000.00 Funded. (January 2019May 2019).
Rice, M., "Scholarship Support for GEOG 4220/5220," Sponsored by Buxton Co., Local, $1000.0 Funded. (August 2018December 2018).
Rice, M., "Scholarship Support for GEOG 4230/5230," Sponsored by Invesco, International, $2000.00 Funded. (January 2018May 2018).
Rice, M., "Scholarship Support for GEOG 4220/5220," Sponsored by Buxton Co., Local, $1000.0 Funded. (August 2017December 2017).
Rice, M., "Scholarship Support for GEOG 4220/5220," Sponsored by Buxton Co., Local, $500.00 Funded. (August 2016December 2016).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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