Tim Romans

Tim Romans


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

Research Interests

Early Modern Japan
Early Modern Asia
Early Modern Europe
Dutch East and West India Companies
World History

Dissertation Topic

"The Shimabara Rebellion and the Dutch East India Company"

Faculty Advisor

Tonio Andrade
Mark Ravina


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 Dutch East India Company's assistance to the Tokugawa Shogunate in quelling the 1637 Shimabara Rebellion.