Caitlin Blanchfield is a writer and editor who lives in New York City. She is a doctoral candidate in architectural history at Columbia University and a contributing editor to the Avery Review. Her research investigates issues of territoriality, infrastructure, human rights, and the militarization of landscapes; her writing has appeared in the Avery Review, San Rocco, New Geographies, Artforum, and elsewhere. She edited the publications Columbia in Manhattanville, with Nora Akawi and Amale Andraos The Arab City: Architecture and Representation, and with James Graham, Alissa Anderson, Jordan Carver and Jacob Moore Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary. Her research has been supported by the Architectural League of New York and Columbia University, and her work has been shown in the Oslo Architecture Triennale, the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Emily Harvey Foundation, and elsewhere.