Stephanie Brookes joined the Journalism Program at Monash University in July 2013, where she teaches Journalism Studies in the School of Journalism. Australian and Indigenous Studies.
Before that, she was Lecturer in the Media and Communications program at Melbourne University, and has worked in the University of Melbourne's School of Culture and Communication and School of Social and Political Sciences.
From September 2011-July 2012, Dr. Brookes was a Visiting Researcher in the School of Communication, Culture and Technology at Georgetown University. Dr. Brookes has also worked at the Melbourne Writers' Festival, Crikey! and The Reader magazine.