Dr. Tim Bowman

Tim Bowman, Ph.D.

Professor of History

Office: Old Main 407A
Phone: 806-651-2417

Professional Profile

Dr. Bowman joined WTAMU in the fall of 2012. He received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University in 2002, a masters degree from the University of Texas – Arlington in 2005, and a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University in 2011.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Bowman teaches a variety of courses related to the North American Southwest and modern United States history.

Dr. Bowman is currently working on his first monograph, which is tentatively titled, Blood Oranges: Agriculture and Racial Difference in the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1900-1975. He is also actively at work on a number of smaller projects, including a new book-length edition of La comisión pesquisidora de la frontera del norte, which is a printed report of a Mexican government inquiry into transborder theft and violence that was first published in 1873.

Research and Creative Activity 

Dr. Bowman’s research interests include Mexican-Anglo relations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the history of the modern border and surrounding regions, migrant labor, and Mexican and Mexican-American life in the modern United States.