Andrew SmithResearch Associate
Andrew joined PERU in September 2017 as a Research Associate, and is currently working on projects across a number of areas including 'What Works' in probation, approaches to the co-production of public services, and education.
Andrew specialises in evidence synthesis (e.g. Rapid Evidence Assessment, meta-analysis) and quantitative methods.
Before joining PERU Andrew trained and worked as an organisational psychologist, undertaking evaluation and psychometric development work across a range of sectors, including criminal justice.
Andrew is also currently undertaking a PhD researching the use of Randomised Controlled Trials in education and criminal justice.
- Impact evaluation
- Quantitative methods
- Causal inference
- Randomised Controlled Trials
- Evidence synthesis (e.g. systematic review and meta-analysis)
- Smith, A., Heyes, K., Fox, C., Harrison, J., Kiss, Z., & Bradbury, A. (2018). The effectiveness of probation supervision towards reducing reoffending: A Rapid Evidence Assessment. Probation Journal, 264550518796275. https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550518796275 View publication »
- Fox, C., Harrison, J., Marsh, C., & Smith, A. (2018). Piloting different approaches to personalised offender management in the English criminal justice system. International Review of Sociology, 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1080/03906701.2017.1422886
- Fox, C.; Harrison, J.; Marsh, C.; Smith, A. (2017). Personalisation in the criminal justice system: An evaluation of Person-centred practice Pilots. Manchester Metropolitan University.