Mary English is an assistant professor in the Architecture program. Mary teaches Design Studio, Materials and Methods of Construction and Parametric Design. Mary’s research and creative work is centered on design and fabrication of material structures. Her current material focus is ceramic. Mary joins the Auburn faculty after teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects (2011–2015). Mary is a practicing architect and works independently as well as in collaboration with Xavier Vendrell. Prior to working independently she worked for 10 years in architecture firms in Chicago.