Dr Leticia Anderson

Lecturer and Director of the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies

K01 - Mackie Building
The University of Sydney

Biographical details

Leticia is a Lecturer at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and is currently the Centre’s Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator and the Director of the Masters of Peace and Conflict Studies degree.

Leticia’s doctoral research explored representations of Muslims and Islam in Australian political discourse through the lens of content and discourse analysis of press coverage of the 2004 and 2007 Federal Election campaigns. Leticia had previously worked in Indigenous affairs and in the Indigenous rights and reconcilication movement, most recently serving as Executive Officer for the NSW Reconciliation Council.

Research interests

Leticia’s research interests include combating Islamophobia, racism and the news media, the role of religion in conflict and peacemaking, and peace education.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching

PACS6915: Human Rights, Peace and Justice (online) – Unit Co-Ordinator

PACS6904/5: MPACS Dissertation – Unit Co-ordinator

PACS6911: Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies – Guest Lecturer

Past teaching

PACS6917: Religion, War and Peace – Unit Co-ordinator

SCLG1001/1002: Introduction to Sociology – Lecturer/Tutor

PACS2002: History and Politics of War and Peace – Lecturer/Tutor

Awards and honours

2010, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Excellence in Teaching Practice Award

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