Office of Institutional Research

Andy Smith-Petersen

Institutional Research and Data Specialist


604 Law Bldg

Contact Information

Phone: 780-5567


  • Master of Community Planning and Development (MCPD) candidate, Muskie School of Public Service, USM
  • Certificate in Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS), USM
  • BA Psychology, USM

University Service

  • 2013 - present: Enrollment Council
  • 2012 - present: Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • 2006 - present: GIS Advisory Committee
  • 2010 - 2012: Web Infrastructure Working Group
  • 2009 - 2011: NEASC Committee on Physical and Technological Resources
  • 2008: USM Strategic Plan Committee
  • 2006: USM/UMA Printer/Copier Evaluation Committee
  • 2006: ITUS Director Search Committee (chair)
  • 2006: Email Communication Policy Committee
  • 2004: UMS Anti-Virus Evaluation Committee

Publications and Presentations


Brown, S. W., & Smith-Petersen, G. A. (2014). Time perception and temporal order memory. Acta Psychologica, 148, 173–180. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2014.02.003

Cowart, W., Smith-Petersen, G. A., & Fowler, S. (1998). Equivocal evidence on field dependence effects in sentence judgments. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 87(3), 1091-1102. doi:10.2466/pms.1998.87.3.1091


Smith-Petersen, G. A. Cyclovia: Thinking of Downtown Space as People Space. Greater Portland Sustainability Mini-Conference, Portland, ME (June 2013)

Smith-Petersen, A. Service Area Analysis of Portland's METRO Bus System. 2009 Maine Municipal Association Technology Conference (March 2009)

Brown, S. W. & Smith-Petersen, G. A.  Time and Attention: Interference Effects in Duration Judgment and Temporal Order Memory Tasks.  New England Sequencing and Timing Twelfth Annual Meeting (Spring 2002)

Brown, S. W. & Smith-Petersen, G. A.  Temporal information processing: effects of attentional deployment on duration judgment and temporal order memory.  New England Sequencing and Timing Eleventh Annual Meeting, Yale University, New Haven, CT (March 2001)

Cowart, W., Fowler, S., & Smith-Petersen, G. A. A biological parameter affecting sentence judgments. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, New York City, NY (January 1998)