Erik Markin PhD

 Erik Markin PhD


  • Assistant Professor of Management

Office: (662) 325-3928



  • Ph D, Management, University of Mississippi, 2019
  • MS, Economics/Finance, Murray State University, 2011
  • BS, Finance/Economics, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2001

Research interests:

Entrepreneurship; Franchising; Family Business; Organizational Structure


Book Review

  • The Problem of Production, by Per L. Bylund: Routledge, New York, 2016, 178 pp., $150.00 (hardback), ISBN: 978-1848935297. Organization Management Journal . Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 118-119. 2016

Book, Chapter

  • Behind the Green Line: An examination of female entrepreneurial activity in the Muslim world. . Contextual Embeddedness of Women’s Entrepreneurship. Ed. Shumaila Y. Yousafzi, Adam Lindgreen, Saadat Saeed, Colette Henry, Alain, Fayolle. Routledge. 2018
  • Integrating the a-ges framework into a family business course. Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy - 2016. 286-304. 2016

Conference Proceeding

  • Benchmarking Strategic Orientation and Firm Performance: An Analysis of the Dimensions of Entrepreneurial Orientation.  Southern Management Association. 2019
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation, Firm-Performance, and the Role of National Culture.  . Volume 2018, Issue 1, Page 11247. 2018
  • In it for the Long Haul? Entrepreneurial Career Commitment for Full and Part-time Entrepreneurs.  . Volume 2017, Issue 1, Page 16816. 2017

Journal Article

Trade Journal/Magazine



  • "Operational Standards In Franchising: Differences Between Family-owned And Nonfamily Outlets ." Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), BCERC, Online. 2021