Keller Easterling is an architect, writer and Professor at the School of Architecture at Yale University. She has lectured and published widely in the United States and beyond. In her book Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space (2014) she examines global infrastructure networks as a medium of polity. Another recent book, Subtraction (2014), considers building removal or how to put the development machine into reverse. Easterling's research and writing were included in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale in 2014 and her work has been exhibited internationally.