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Forensic Criminologist, University of Newcastle

Dr Xanthé Mallett is a forensic criminologist (University of Newcastle, Australia), author, television presenter, and social commentator.

Xanthé specialises in re-investigating cold cases, often through the use of the mass media to generate leads.

She relocated to Australia from the UK in 2012, and since that time she has presented a number of series, including 'Wanted' (Channel 10, 2013), and most recently 'Ivan Milat: Buried Secrets' (Channel 7, 2021)

She also regularly contributes to news stories and is an active member of the community, supporting charity and community-based projects.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Forensic Criminology, University of New England


  • 2007 
    University of Sheffield, PhD