AP United States History Development Committee

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2019 – 2020 Development Committee Members

These dedicated educators play a critical role in the preparation of the Course Description and exam for AP U. S. History. They represent a diversity of knowledge and points of view in their fields and, as a group, are the authority when it comes to making subject-matter decisions in the exam-construction process. The AP Development Committees represent a unique collaboration between high school and college educators.

Committee Co-Chairs

Robert Johnston, University of Illinois-Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

James Zucker, Loyola High School – Los Angeles, California 

Committee Members

Denver Brunsman, George Washington University – Washington, D.C.

Richard Mizelle, University of Houston – Houston, Texas

Melissa Smith, Cyprus High School – Magna, Utah

Jose Gregory, Marist School – Atlanta, Georgia

College Board Advisor

Billie Jean Clemens, Swain County High School – Bryson City, North Carolina

Chief Reader

Michelle Kuhl, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh – Oshkosh, Wisconsin