Expert Input

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Subject experts and specialists in learning and assessment help design, evaluate, and revise AP courses and exams. The result is academically challenging first-year college courses, designed to qualify students for credit and advanced placement at colleges and universities.

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All AP courses and exams are built with the input of higher education faculty and experienced AP teachers. For the new and redesigned courses that have already launched, lists of experts are available from the course home pages on AP Central.

AP Calculus AB and BC

Robert Arrigo
Scarsdale High School
Scarsdale, NY

Tom Becvar
St. Louis University High School
St. Louis, MO

Janet Beery
University of Redlands
Redlands, CA

Michael Boardman
Pacific University
Forrest Grove, OR

Phil Bowers
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

David Bressoud
Macalester College
St. Paul, MN

Gail Burrill
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Vicki Carter
West Florence High School
Florence, SC

James Choike
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

Stephen Davis
Davidson College
Davidson, NC

Ruth Dover
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Aurora, IL

James Epperson
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Paul Foerster
Alamo Heights High School
San Antonio, TX

Kathleen Goto
Iolani School
Honolulu, HI

Roger Howe
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Mark Howell
Gonzaga College High School
Washington, D.C.

Jon Kawamura
West Salem High School
Salem, OR

Donald King
Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Stephen Kokoska
Bloomsburg University
Bloomsburg, PA

Guy Mauldin
Science Hill High School
Johnson City, TN

Monique Morton
Woodrow Wilson Senior High School
Washington, D.C.

Larry Riddle
Agnes Scott College
Decatur, GA

James Sellers
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

Cesar Silva
Williams College
Williamstown, MA

Tara Smith
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Nancy Stephenson
St. Thomas High School
Houston, TX

J.T. Sutcliffe
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Dallas, TX

Jennifer Wexler
New Trier High School
Winnetka, IL

Susan Wildstrom
Walt Whitman High School
Bethesda, MD

AP Capstone

Maria Albano
Barbara Goleman Senior High
Miami Lakes, FL

Melvin Butler
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Stephanie Carter
McCracken County High School
Paducah, KY

Rita Davis
Hume Fogg Academic Magnet High School
Nashville, TN

Liz Dawes Duraisingh
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Cambridge, MA

Michael Dorff
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Janet Eldred
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Alice Hearst
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Greg Henkelman
Strathcona High School
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Matthew Krain
College of Wooster
Wooster, OH

David Miller
Deerfield Academy
Deerfield, MA

Ivonne Chand
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC

Lynette Overby
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Teresa Reed
University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK

Kenneth Sacks
Brown University
Providence, RI

Jenny Shanahan
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, MA

Kelly Stromberg
North Central High School
Spokane, WA

Gregory Taylor
Purchase College (SUNY)
Purchase, NY

Ellen Woods
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Greg Young
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

AP Computer Science Principles

Dan Garcia
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Christina Gardner-McCune
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Rich Kick
Newbury Park High School
Thousand Oaks, CA

Andy Kuemmel
Madison West High School
Madison, WI

Deepa Muralidhar
North Gwinnett High School
Suwanee, GA

AP U.S. Government and Politics

Joe Cammarano
Providence College
Providence, RI  

Terri Fine
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL

Katy Harriger
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC

Stephen Meinhold
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC

Christine Nemacheck
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA

Kim Owens
Shaker Heights High School
Shaker Heights, OH

Juan Price
Roosevelt High School
Seattle, WA

Jim Riddlesperger
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX

Rebecca Small
South Lakes High School
Reston, VA 

Karen Waples
Cherry Creek High School
Greenwood Village, CO

AP World History

Greg Ahlquist
Webster Thomas High School
Webster, NY

Craig Benjamin
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI

Jerry Bentley (deceased)
University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI

Lauren Benton
New York University
New York, NY

David G. Christian
Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia

Sharon C. Cohen
Springbrook High School
Silver Spring, MD

Ken Curtis
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Ryba L. Epstein
Rich East High School
Park Forest, IL

Dean Ferguson
Texas A&M University–Kingsville
Kingsville, TX

Michele Forman
Middlebury Union High School
Salisbury, VT

Frank A. Guridy
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Bram M. Hubbell
Friends Seminary
New York, NY

Rachel Jean-Baptiste
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Alan Karras
University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Tim Keirn
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Angela Lee
Weston High School
Weston, MA

Jonathan Lee
San Antonio College
San Antonio, TX

Ane Lintvedt
McDonogh School
Owings Mills, MD

Laura J. Mitchell
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

Annette Palmer
Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD

Cheralyn Pinchem
Boston Latin School
Boston, MA

Sigrid Reynolds
Washington High School
Cedar Rapids, IA

William D. Strickland
East Grand Rapids High School
East Grand Rapids, MI

Erik Vincent
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School
Atlanta, GA

Kurt Waters
Centerville High School
Centerville, VA

Merry Wiesner-Hanks
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Deborah Wing-Leonard
Clear Lake High School
Houston, TX