Tim Romans

Tim Romans


BA in History, Marshall University
MA in History, Florida State University 

Research Interests

Tokugawa Japan
Dutch East and West India Companies
Qing Empire
Zheng Taiwan

Dissertation Topic

"The Suetsugu Family of Nagasaki, 1590-1676"

Faculty Advisor

Mark Ravina
Tonio Andrade


Tim enrolled at Emory University after serving over 14 years in the Active Duty Air Force. He served as an Assistant Professor of History at the United States Air Force Academy, Department of History for five years where he taught a myriad of core survey and upper division courses on World, Military, Atlantic World, and East Asian History.

Tim's current research focuses on the Suetsugu family and their relations with the Dutch East India Company and the Zheng family of Southeastern China and Taiwan during the seventeenth century.