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About Dr Leticia Anderson

Leticia has a dual research speciality on culturally inclusive higher education research, teaching and partnerships, and on race relations and Islamophobia in contemporary Australian society. Leticia formerly worked as an academic at the University of Sydney for ten years, most recently as a Lecturer at the National Centre for Cultural Competence. Leticia had also previously served as Degree Director for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney's Department of Peace and Conflict Studies. Prior to commencing her academic career, Leticia worked in the Indigenous rights and reconciliation movement, including as Executive Officer for the NSW Reconciliation Council.

Positions

Present Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Arts and Social Sciences
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2015 - 2017 Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ National Centre for Cultural Competence
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2014 - 2015 Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Department of Peace and Conflict Studies
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Member/Treasurer, Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS)
2014 - 2015 Executive Council member, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Council
2014 - 2015 Committee member, Religion, State and Society (RSS) Research Network
2013 - 2014 Consultant, Australian Anatolian Community Services
2007 - 2008 Executive Board Member, NSW Reconciliation Council
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Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Engagement (Community Impact) Award (2017) - Southern Cross University
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2015) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
  • Excellence in Teaching Practice Award (2011) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
  • University Medal (2005) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney
  • George Arnold Wood Prize in History (2002) - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney


Education

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2007 - 2014 PhD, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Department of Peace and Conflict Studies
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2011 - 2012 GradCertEdStud, University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Office of Learning and Teaching
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2002 - 2006 BA(Hons), University of Sydney, Australia ‐ Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480

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Journal articles (2)

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Conferences (8)

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