Andrew Brooks is a lecturer in Media Studies in the School of Arts and Media at UNSW. His current research proposes strategies for reading and listening to contemporary media events, systems, and infrastructures, with a particular focus on social movements, infrastructural inequality, policing and abolition, automated surveillance and platform communication, and the politics of race. 

He is a founding member of the Infrastructural Inequalities research network and one half of the critical art collective Snack Syndicate. He co-edits the publishing collective Rosa Press. Homework, co-written with Astrid Lorange, was published in 2021. Inferno, a collection of poems, was published in 2021.