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Leticia Anderson

Research associate, University of Sydney

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 specialty in inclusive higher education research, teaching and partnerships, and on race relations and Islamophobia in contemporary Australian society.

Leticia is currently a Research Associate with the School of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Sydney. She has previously worked as Senior Lecturer in Humanities at Southern Cross University, and as a Lecturer at Sydney University's Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and 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.


  • 2023–present
    Research associate, Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Sydney
  • 2021–2023
    Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Business, Law and Arts, Southern Cross University
  • 2017–2020
    Lecturer, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Southern Cross University
  • 2015–2017
    Lecturer, National Centre for Cultural Competence, University of Sydney
  • 2014–2015
    Lecturer/Degree Director, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney
  • 2007–2013
    Sessional Lecturer, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney
  • 2006–2007
    Executive Officer, NSW Reconciliaton Council


  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2011 
    University of Sydney, Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
  • 2005 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Arts (Hons I)