Amanda Peterson has worked in SPEA since 2009. She spent the first five-and-a-half years in SPEA working as an academic advisor, before moving to the Undergraduate Records Office in 2015. Prior to her time in SPEA, Peterson was an academic advisor in the College of Arts + Sciences, and also was a senior assistant director in the Office of Student Financial Assistance. In 2013, she was awarded the IU Terri Nation Academic Advisor of the Year award. Peterson earned her B.A. in Music from Luther College, and her M.M. in Vocal Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children, reading and baking.