Author: Joel W. Thurman

Joel W. Thurman is a high school history teacher and head track and field coach at Northridge High School in Greeley, CO. He holds a B.A. of History from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, minors in Sociology and Japanese, and is currently working to complete his Masters in U.S. History at Adams State University. His primary interests in history are the Age of Sail, Feudal Japan, and Japanese-American studies.