James C. McCrery, II, AIA, NCARB, is an assistant professor at the Catholic University of America's School of Architecture and Planning, where he directs the Concentration in Classical Architecture and Urbanism at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is the founding principal of McCrery Architects, a Washington, D.C.- based practice specializing in civic, religious, and institutional projects. His built works throughout the United States have received many awards and include installations at the U.S. Capitol and United States Supreme Court, and the recently completed Cathedral Church in Knoxville, Tennessee; his projects have been reviewed in national publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Traditional Building, the Classicist, and the National Review.
Mr. McCrery earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees from the Ohio State University; he has lectured widely to professional and academic audiences. He is a life member and an executive board member of the Supreme Court Historical Society, a founding member of the National Civic Art Society, an inaugural Fellow of the Institute for Human Ecology at Catholic University, and he serves as a National Design Peer of the U.S. General Services Administration.