Dr Leticia Anderson is a researcher and tertiary educator who holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) from the University of Sydney. Leticia has a dual research speciality in inclusive and transformational higher education and on race relations and Islamophobia in contemporary Australian society. Her current research is particularly focussed on evaluating representations of Islam and Muslims in press reporting during Australian election campaigns.
Leticia is currently a Lecturer in Humanities at Southern Cross University. She previously worked as the Degree Director for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, and as a Lecturer at the National Centre for Cultural Competence. Prior to commencing her academic career, Leticia worked in the Indigenous rights and reconciliation movement, most recently as Executive Officer for the NSW Reconciliation Council.