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Eugene Simko, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD, Bernard Baruch College, CUNY

MBA, Temple University

BBA, Temple University

Office: Bey Hall, Room 150

Phone: 732-571-3646


CV URL: Eugene Simko CV

Regularly Taught Courses:

Production and Operations Management BM 507

Strategic Management BM 490 and BM 590



Gene Simko is an Associate Professor at the Leon Hess Business School of Monmouth University, having served on the faculty for forty years. He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, holds a BBA in Economics from Temple University, an MBA in Management Science from Temple University, and a PhD in Strategic Management from Baruch College of the City University of New York. Dr. Simko holds a commission in the United States Army Reserve, Adjutant Generals Corps, 1/309 78DIV(TNG).

His primary area of teaching and research is strategic management. Dr. Simko has over thirty years of consulting and training experience in strategic planning. He has performed extensive management consulting and training with both corporate and public institutions including Governor Whitman's NJ State Assembly Taskforce on Business Retention in NJ and the USS New Jersey Battleship Commission. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the USS NJ Battleship Historical Museum in Camden, NJ. His most recent project involves a SWOT analysis for the FBI.

Dr. Simko teaches courses in strategic management and operations planning and control. He is Acting President of the International Council on Innovation in Higher Education (ICIE) based in Toronto, Canada, and has published four editions of the Cengage textbook, Current Topics in Technology . He is currently serving as Faculty Council Chair at Monmouth University.

In addition, Gene has been an avid scale military historic modeler since he first wandered into his neighborhood Marsh Hobby Shop in Trenton, NJ at the age of 10. He was an extensive collection of both built and unbuilt model kits, and presently enjoys scratch building armored cutaways. His first model kit was the Aurora Panther Tank in 1963.





Paparella, M., Simko E, and Santamaria, G., "The Potential to Ignite Knowledge and Reduce Costs in Education: A New Medium for Reading and a New Paradigm for Teaching and Learning," Refereed Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation in Education (ICIE), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2008

Simko, E, Lu, M., and Paparella, M., "Toward the Great Wall and Beyond the Digital Divide: A Proposal for a Comparative Analysis of Information Technology Education Between China and the US," Refereed Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation in Education (ICIE), Beijing, People's Republic of China, June 2007

Scholarly Articles:

M. Paparella and E. Simko, Current Topics in Technology, 2nd. Ed., Course Technology, CENGAGE Learning, Boston: 2008