Jeff Rice

Managing Editor, Puget Sound Institute
Rice, Jeff

Contact information

Dept: Center for Urban Waters
Room: CUW 311
Phone: 253-254-7030 x8008


Jeff Rice is Managing Editor at the Puget Sound Institute, where he oversees the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Puget Sound, an online compendium and review of scientific literature focusing on the Salish Sea ecosystem. He holds a Master of Journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and has written for a wide variety of news outlets ranging from Newsweek to National Public Radio. In addition to his background as a journalist, Rice is a nationally recognized audio engineer specializing in bioacoustics. Before coming to the Puget Sound Institute, Rice co-founded the Western Soundscape Archive at the University of Utah, one of the largest and most comprehensive online collections of Western animal sounds.