Stephanie has worked on research and campaign projects related to development in the Asia Pacific since 2005, including with Australian overseas aid and financing advocacy organizations AID/Watch, as part of their Committee of Management, and Jubilee Australia, as Policy and Advocacy Director. More recently, Stephanie worked as Project Management Advisor with the East New Britain Sexual Health Improvement Project (ENB SHIP) in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea and as Team Leader for an independent evaluation of ‘Action Against HIV’ in Madang for Burnet Institute Centre for International Health. She was Team Leader for electoral monitoring research conducted in Kokopo District for the Electoral Support Program and ANU during the 2012 National Elections in PNG.
Stephanie graduated with First Class Honors from RMIT University, Melbourne in 2006. She commenced her PhD candidacy with SSGM in February 2011.