OH 408-011: After he served in the Korean War, Cox and his family moved to Jordan, Montana where he taught English for a semester. After continuing his graduate education at Montana State University, the family went to Ryegate, Montana. After finishing his PhD, Cox began his career at The University of Montana-Missoula in 1964 in the science department, eventually becoming a professor of chemistry in the botany department. Cox recalls his time on the Faculty Senate, the Pantzer and Dennison presidencies, the erosion of faculty congeniality, and changes to the student body.
University of Montana, James Cox
University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
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1 sound file (55:59 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (19 p. : 28 cm.)
oh 408-011.mp3; OH408-011.pdf
Cox, James, "James Cox interview" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 8.