Dr. Rice earned her Ph.D. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University and her M.A. and B.A. in Cultural Anthropology at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland. She teaches courses in Catholic Studies and Jewish-Christian Studies, including Catholic-Jewish Dialogue on the Holocaust: A Catholic Perspective and Modern Women of Faith.
Before teaching at Seton Hall University, Dr. Rice was a Claims Conference Saul Kagan Fellow in Advanced Shoah Studies, an Albert Abramson Fellow in Holocaust Studies, and a Ruth Ann & Nathan Perlmutter Fellow.
- Ph.D., Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University
- M.A., Cultural Anthropology, Adam Mickiewicz University
- "What! Still Alive?!": Jewish Survivors in Poland and Israel Remember Homecoming. NY: Syracuse University Press, 2017.
- The Finite and the Eternal: Edith Stein's Dark Night
St. Joseph Church, Toms River, NJ (invited), March 3, 2016
- Reverence and Reference: Recent Trends in Catholic Feminism
Conference on Women and Gender, Seton Hall University, February 12, 2016
- " My soll sich zejn in Erec Izrael:" Dilemmas of Polish-Jewish Doctors in Postwar Poland
15th International Conference of the German-Polish Society for the History of Medicine: Jewish-German-Polish, Histories and Traditions in Medical Cultures, Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw, Poland, September 09, 2015
- Quiet before the Storm? Survivors' Memory of the Beginning of the Nazi Occupation in Poland
International Researchers’ Workshop, "The Initial Turmoil: The First Months of the Nazi German Occupation in Poland," Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel, June 21, 2015
- A Carmelite among the Sisters of Charity? The Contemplative Spirituality of Sister Miriam Teresa
Conference on Women and Gender, Seton Hall University, March 27, 2015
- Holocaust Diaries: On Postwar Death and Resurrection: A Tale of Two Doctors
Yad Vashem Studies, vol. 43:2, 2015
- The Curve of Jewish Memory of Polish Neighbors
46th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, Baltimore, MD, December 14-16, 2014
- The 'Gross Effect': Polish-Jewish Historiography in Poland after "Neighbors"
The American Association for Polish-Jewish Studies, New Views: The Holocaust and its Aftermath in Poland, 2014
- Józef Życiński: Obituary
Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, (26) ed. Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern & Antony Polonsky, Oxford: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, December 2013
- Review of: The Holocaust and Historical Methodology, ed. Dan Stone, Making Sense of History: Studies in Historical Cultures, vol. 16 (New York: Berghahn Books, 2012)
Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History (19:2) September 2013
- Accounts by Jewish Survivors from Poland Collected during the 1950s and 1960s in Yad Vashem
Perspectives on Europe, 41(2), 85-88, Autumn 2011
- Resisting a Phantom Book: A Critical Assessment of the Initial Polish Discussion of Jan Gross's "Fear"
Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, (22) by Adam Teller, Magda Teter, and Antony Polonsky, 427-453, Oxford: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, December 2009
- Yad Vashem's International Institute for Holocaust Research grant for "The Initial Turmoil: The First Months of the Nazi German Occupation in Poland" international workshop, 2015
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's grant for the "Building Christian-Jewish Understanding after the Holocaust" faculty seminar, 2015
- Claims Conference Saul Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies, 2011-2013
- Selected Participant for "The Overlooked Revolution: The Shift in Catholic Teaching on the Jews since Vatican II," Annual Seminar for Seminary and Religious Studies Faculty, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, 2013
- Council for European Studies at Columbia University Fellowship (Pre-Dissertation Grant Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation), Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, 2011
- Tauber Institute Award, Brandeis University, 2010-2011
- Albert Abramson Fellowship in Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University, 2009-2013
- David and Fela Shapell Family Endowment for Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University, 2007-2009
- Selected Participant for "Confronting Catastrophe: Jewish Religious Responses to the Holocaust," Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, 2006
- Ruth Ann &Nathan Perlmutter Fellowship, Brandeis University, 2005-2010