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Overview

  • Dr. Andrew Smith is the Director of the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. He has more than 30 years experience in academic survey research, currently as Director of the Survey Center since 1999, following positions at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Cincinnati. As Director, Dr. Smith is responsible for overall staff and financial management of the UNH Survey Center. Dr. Smith is also Professor of Practice in Political Science in the UNH Department of Political Science where his teaching and research has focused on survey methodology, elections, and public policy. Dr. Smith is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and is President of its New England Chapter. He is also a founding member and past President of the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO). His methodological research has included work on question wording effects, question and response order effects, the issue of non-attitudes in surveys, and methods of improving the accuracy of pre-election surveys. He regularly presents at academic conferences on public opinion and political science.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • 2020 UNH Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2020
  • 2020 UNH Seat Belt Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2020
  • C19 Dartmouth Daily Diary Health Survey (20-X-52)  awarded by Dartmouth College 2020
  • Road Usage Fee Deployment  awarded by Cambridge Systematics Inc 2019 - 2020
  • 2019 New Hampshire Seat Belt Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2019
  • 2019 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2019
  • Miscellaneous Business  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 2018 - 2019
  • Survey Recommendations  awarded by NH Department of Insurance 2018 - 2019
  • Survey of Residential and Commercial Customers for NH PUC  awarded by NH Public Utilities Commission 2018 - 2019
  • 2018 NHTSA Seat Belt Use Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2018
  • 2018 New Hampshire Seat Belt Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2018
  • 2017 New Hampshire Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2016 - 2017
  • 2017 New Hampshire Seat Belt Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2017
  • Exploring What Works: A Systematic Study of the Effectiveness and Power of Gifted Programs  awarded by University of Connecticut 2015 - 2016
  • NHTSA Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2016
  • NHTSA Seat Belt Use Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2016
  • 2015 NH Seat Belt Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2015
  • 2015 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2015
  • HCBS Field Test Survey  awarded by Truven Health Analytics 2014 - 2015
  • 2014 NH Seat Belt Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2014
  • 2014 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2014
  • Dartmouth Birth Cohort  awarded by Dartmouth College 2010 - 2014
  • 2014 New Hampshire E Cigarette Survey  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2014
  • 2013 NH Highway Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2013
  • 2013 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2013
  • DMC PEECH Study  awarded by Dartmouth College 2012 - 2013
  • 2012 NH Highway Safety Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2012
  • 2012 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2011 - 2012
  • 2011 NH Highway Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2011
  • 2011 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2011
  • Subsequent Malignancy after Non Melanoma Skin Cancer Follow Up Survey  awarded by Dartmouth College 2008 - 2010
  • 2010 NH Highway Attitude Survey  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2010
  • 2010 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2010
  • NH DOC Inmate and Staff Survey  awarded by NH Department of Corrections 2009
  • Dartmouth Skin - 3  awarded by Dartmouth College 2009
  • 2009 Seat Belt Observation  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2009
  • 2008 NH Seat Belt Observation  awarded by NH Department of Safety 2008
  • Evaluating Respondents with Chronic Health Care Conditions  awarded by Pennsylvania State University 2008
  • Granite State Poll Questions for NH Department of Agriculture  awarded by NH Dept of Agriculture Markets & Food 2007
  • Identity Theft Questions for Granite State Poll  awarded by NH Department of Justice (Attorney General) 2007
  • 2007 NH Seat Belt Observation Survey  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2007
  • Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program: A Randomized Community Trial  awarded by Wake Forest University 2006 - 2007
  • NH Seatbelt Observation  awarded by NH Highway Safety Agency 2006
  • FY 2006 UNH Survey Center  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 2005 - 2006
  • UNH Survey Center  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 2004 - 2005
  • Conduct Watershed and Resident Survey at Ashuelot Pond, Washington  awarded by NH Department of Environmental Services 2004
  • UNH Survey Center  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 2003 - 2004
  • Healthy New Hampshire  awarded by NH Children's Health Foundation 2003
  • Healthy New Hampshire  awarded by Endowment for Health, Inc. 2003
  • Fidelity Investments Community Assessment Survey  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 2002 - 2003
  • Medical Research Survey  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 2001 - 2003
  • Giving NH Survey  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2001 - 2002
  • Miscellaneous Account  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry 1997 - 2002
  • Drug Elimination Survey  awarded by Nashua Housing Authority 2000 - 2001
  • Manchester Housing Authority Resident Survey  awarded by Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority 2000 - 2001
  • NH Smoke-Free Restaurant Survey  awarded by NH Department of Health & Human Services 2000 - 2001
  • Survey of Public Housing Residents  awarded by Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority 1999 - 2000
  • Survey of Public Housing Residents  awarded by Nashua Housing Authority 1999 - 2000
  • 2020 NH/VT/ME Nonprofits Salary Survey (21-X-6)  awarded by Miscellaneous Business & Industry
  • Teaching Activities

  • Parties, Interest Gps, & Voter Taught course 2020
  • Politics and Society Taught course 2020
  • Top/NH Primary Taught course 2019
  • Public Opinion Amercn Politics Taught course 2019
  • Parties, Interest Gps, & Voter Taught course 2018
  • Sem/Elections Matter Taught course 2018
  • Sem/Elections Matter Taught course 2018
  • Public Opinion Amercn Politics Taught course 2017
  • Sem/American Gov't & Politics Taught course 2017
  • Top/Presidential Elections Taught course 2016
  • Washington Center Internship Taught course 2016
  • Parties, Interest Gps, & Voter Taught course 2016
  • Top/NH Presidential Primary Taught course 2015
  • Sem/American Politics Taught course 2015
  • Parties, Interest Gps, & Voter Taught course 2014
  • Public Opinion Amercn Politics Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Foreign Affairs, University of Cincinnati
  • M.A. Political Sci.&Government Rel., University of Cincinnati
  • Ph.D. Political Sci.&Government Rel., University of Cincinnati
  • Full Name

  • Andrew Smith
  • Mailing Address

  • University of New Hampshire

    University of New Hampshire Survey Center

    9 Madbury Road, Suite 402

    Durham, NH  03824

    United States