Caitlin Blanchfield is a PhD candidate in architectural history and comparative literature and society at Columbia University and a contributing editor to the Avery Review. Her work investigates issues of territoriality, infrastructure, human rights, and the making of historical narratives. Her writing has appeared in the Avery Review, Artforum, New Geographies, Log, and elsewhere. With the Avery Review she has edited the publications, And Now: Architecture Against a Developer Presidency and Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary. Her work has been shown in the Oslo Architecture Triennale, the Venice Architecture Biennale, Akademie Schloss Solitude, and elsewhere and has been supported by the Graham Foundation. She holds a MS in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture from Columbia University and a BA in history from Oberlin College.