Log In

Eugene Cox Murkison Edit Profile

business educator

Eugene Cox Murkison, Business educator. Recipient Bronze Star medal with oak leaf cluster, Development award Georgia Southern U., 1990, Teaching award University Missouri, 1983, Albert Burke Research award, 1992, Best Paper award 10th Annual convention of International Academy of Business; grantee International Research & Exchanges Board, 1994, SOROS, 1995, 96.


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


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, USDA, Donalsonville, Georgia, 1956-1959; second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1959; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army, 1974; infantry battalion leader, United States Army, Vietnam, 1967-1968; mechanized commander (G-3), operations officer, Brigade Executive Officer, Korea, Europe and United States, 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, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1981-1984; assistant professor, Georgia Southern U., Stateboro, 1984-1989; associate professor, Georgia Southern U., Stateboro, 1989-1994; professor, Georgia Southern U., Stateboro, since 1995; chair graduate curriculum & programs task force, Georgia Southern U., Stateboro, 1996-1998. Visiting professor management and business U. Tirgoviste, Romania, 1994, 95, 96. Visiting professor human resource management Technology U. Romania, Cluj-Napoca, 1995, 96.


  • Other Work

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


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: business history, mil history, tomato production, hiking, boating.


Married Marilyn Louise Adams, July 3, 1965. Children: James, David, Jennifer.

Jeff Murkison

Ollie Mae (Shores) Murkison

Marilyn Louise Adams

Jennifer Murkison

James Murkison

David Murkison