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Eugene Cox Murkison

Eugene Cox Murkison, American finance educator.


  • Murkison, Eugene Cox was born on July 2, 1936 in Donalsonville, Georgia, United States. Son of Jeff and Ollie Mae (Shores) Murkison.

  • Education

    • Graduate, United States Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare School, 1967. Graduate, United States Naval War College, 1972. Graduate, United States Army Command/Staff College, 1974.

      Bachelor of Science, University Georgia, Athens, 1959. Master of Business Administration, University Rochester, New York, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Missouri, 1986.


    • Surveyor United States Department of Agriculture, Donalsonville, 1956—1959. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1959, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1974, infantry battalion leader Vietnam, 1967—1968. Mechanized Commander (G-3), operations officer Brigade Executive Officer, 1968—1970.

      Professor leadership & psychology West Point, New York, 1970—1973. Operations officer (J-3) Office of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1974—1977. Professor military science and leadership Kemper Military College, 1977—1981.

      Retired United States Army, 1981. Instructor University Missouri, Columbia, 1981—1984. Assistant professor Georgia Southern University, Stateboro, 1984—1989, associate professor, 1989—1994, professor, since 1995, chair graduate curriculum & programs task force, 1996—1999.

      Visiting professor management and business University Tirgoviste, Romania, 1994—1996, 1998—2000. Visiting professor human resource management Technology University Romania, Cluj-Napoca, 1998—2000. Chairman graduate programs curriculum committee GSU, 1998—2002.


    • Author (with Gheroghe Ionescu): Human Behavior in Organizations, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Republican Bulloch county FT Stewant/ HUnter American Advertising Federation Joint land Use Committee, since 2009. Administrative board Pittman Park Methodist Church, Statesboro, since 1986, trustee, 1992—1999, chairman, trustee, 1995—1996, member staff parish committee, 2000—2004, chair memorials committee, since 2005, administrative board, since 2006. Chair, safe sancturies committee Pittman Park United Microelectronics Corporation, since 2009.

    Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Academy Business Disciplines, Georgia History Society, Business History Conference, Academy Management, International Academy Business (program chair 1994, 1995, Best Paper award 10th Annual Convention, McGregor Graduate Teaching award 2006), Institute Information and Management Science, Southern Management Association, Institute Management Science, Military Order World Wars (Statesboro Veterans of Foreign Wars Chapt.), Newcomen Society, Kiwanis Club Statesboro, Scabbard & Blade, Blue Key, Alpha Zeta, Beta Gamma Sigma.



    History, hiking, boating, farming.


    • Married Marilyn Louise Adams, July 3, 1965. Children: James, David, Jennifer.
    • father: Jeff Murkison
    • mother: Ollie Mae (Shores) Murkison
    • spouse: Marilyn Louise Adams
    • children: James Murkison
    • David Murkison
    • Jennifer Murkison
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    • 1967
      United States Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare School
    • 1972
      United States Naval War College
    • 1974
      United States Army Command/Staff College
    • 1959
      University Georgia
    • 1970
      University Rochester
    • 1986
      University Missouri
    • 1956 - 1959
      Surveyor United States Department of Agriculture
      Donalsonville, Georgia, United States
    • 1959
      commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1970 - 1973
      professor, leadership & psychology West Point
      New York, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      operations officer, (J-3) Office of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff
      Washington, United States
    • 1974
      commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1977 - 1981
      professor, military science and leadership Kemper Military College
    • 1981 - 1984
      instructor, University Missouri
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1981
      retired, United States Army
    • 1984 - 1989
      assistant, professor Georgia Southern University
    • 1996 - 1999
      assistant, professor Georgia Southern University
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