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Stephen Rice

Contributing Faculty

College of Psychology and Community Services

School of Psychology

Degree Program Ph.D. Psychology

Dr. Stephen Rice received his PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2006.

Courses Taught

RSCH 8210 - Quant Reasoning and Analysis


PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Awards / Honors

Sole Recipient of the 2010 Greek Life Outstanding, 2010

Professor of the Year, NMSU, 2010

Winner of the 2009 Jerome H. Ely Human Factors Award, 2010

Sole Recipient of the 2006 DSO Distinguished Team, 2006

DSO Instructor of the Year, UIUC, 2006

Ralph E. Flexman 2003 Master's Thesis Award, 2003


Rice, S. C. (2017). A longitudinal study on the alteration of consumer perceptions and the use of pilot medication. Journal of Air Transport Management.

Rice, S. C., Keller, D. (2009). Automation reliance under time pressure. Cognitive Technology.

Rice, S. C. (2009). Examining single and multiple-process theories of trust in automation. Journal of General Psychology.

Wickens, C., Rice, S. C., Keller, D., Hutchins, S., Hughes, J., Clayton, K. (2009). False alerts in the air traffic control traffic conflict alerting system: Is there a cry wolf effect?. Human Factors.

Rice, S. C., Trafimow, D., Hunt, G., Sandry, J. (2010). Generalizing Kant's distinction between perfect and imperfect duties to trust in different situations. Journal of General Psychology.

Rice, S. C., Trafimow, D., Clayton, K., Hunt, G. (2008). Impact of the contrast effect on trust ratings and behavior with automated systems. Cognitive Technology.

Rice, S. C. Perceptions of cockpit configurations: A culture and gender analysis. International Journal of Aerospace Psychology.

Keller, D., Rice, S. C. (2010). System-wide versus component-specific trust using multiple aids. Journal of General Psychology.

Trafimow, D., Hunt, G., Rice, S. C., Geels, K. (2011). Using potential performance theory to test five hypotheses about meta-attribution. Journal of General Psychology.

Trafimow, D., Rice, S. C. (2009). What if social scientists had reviewed great scientific works of the past?. Perspectives on Psychological Science.


Hunt, G., Rice, S. C., Geels, K., Trafimow, D. (2010). Analyzing Sub-Optimal Human-Automation Performance Across Multiple Sessions.

Geels, K., Rice, S. C., Schwark, J., Hunt, G., Sandry, J. (2011). False Alarms and Misses Differentially Affect Trust in Multiple Automation.

Sandry, J., Schwark, J., Hunt, G., Geels, K., Rice, S. C. (2011). Operator Aid-Switching in a Case of Redundant Automation with Single-Aid Failure.