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Caitlin Blanchfield

Visiting Assistant Professor


Caitlin Blanchfield is a PhD candidate in Architectural History at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Caitlin is a founding editor of the Avery Review, and her recent co-authored book Modern Management Methods: Architecture, Historical Value, and the Electromagnetic Image was published by Columbia Books on Architecture and the City in 2019. Her writing has appeared in the Avery Review, Artforum, New Geographies, Log, and elsewhere, and her work has been shown in the Oslo Architecture Triennale, the Venice Architecture Biennale, Akademie Schloss Solitude, and The Shed.

She is currently working on her dissertation, which examines architectures of settler colonialism and anti-colonial refusal in North America, with a focus on the contested landscapes of modern scientific research facilities.

PhD Candidate, Columbia University
M.S. Columbia University
B.A. Oberlin College