Professor Michael Letnic

Professor Mike Letnic


Professor, University of New South Wales, 2019-present

Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, 2015-2018

Australian Research Council Future Fellow, University of New South Wales, 2012-2015

Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, 2010-2011

Australian Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Sydney, 2006-2010 

Project Officer (Herbivore pests), NSW Department of Environment, 2005-2006

Wildlife Management Officer (Crocodiles), Parks and Wildlife Service of the Northern Territory, 2003-2005

PhD University of Sydney, 2004 

Miklouh-Macleay Fellow, Macleay Museum, University of Sydney, 2000-2001 

Freelance journalist and wildlife consultant, 1997-2000

Research Assistant, University of Sydney, 1995-1997

BSc (Hons) University of New South Wales, 1995



Eureka Prize for Environmental Research 2013

Jabez King Heydon Memorial Prize 2003 for the most meritorious thesis awarded by the School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney


Editorial Roles

Restoration Ecology


Advisory Roles 

Aussie Ark

Arid Recovery

Wild Deserts


Past PhD students

Dr Daniel Hunter

Dr James Rees

Dr Viyanna Leo

Dr Christopher Gordon

Dr Benjamin Feit

Dr Nicholas Colman

Dr Louise Pastro


02 9385 2079

Room 110, Samuels Building (F25), UNSW, Kensington 2052