Professional Bio


  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Innovation, University of Colorado, Denver
  • M.A., English Literature, Boston College
  • B.A., English Literature, University of Colorado Boulder

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • AQIP Systems Appraiser, Higher Learning Commission
  • PEAQ Consultant Evaluator, Higher Learning Commission

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Visiting Professor, on one-year Sabbatical, ITESO University, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Professor and Program Chair, School of Management, Regis University
  • Visiting Professor, ITESO University, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2011
  • Visiting Professor, Peking University/Fordham University
Other Experience
  • Independent Contractor/Consultant, Action English, Qindao, China and Kissimmee, Florida
  • President, English Pathways, Teikyo University, Denver, Colorado
  • Director, ELS Center, Denver, Colorado
  • Associate Director, Centro de Cultura Anglo-Americana (CCAA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Research & Scholarship


  • Bemski, P. (2010). Setting It Aside: Learn the Rules and then set them aside. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture , pp. 85-87.
  • Bemski, P. (2004). Ethics in the Classroom. Center for Academic Integrity. University of Northern Colorado.


  • Bemski, P., Hyten, C., Stratton, J. & Twyman, J. “Behaving Differently Educational Approaches That Take  Behavior Analysis Into the Mainstream.” ABAI (Panel Discussion) Denver, CO 30 May, 2011
  • Bemski, P. (2010) The Land of Make Believe. Academy of Management, Montreal (Professional Development Workshop)
  • Bemski, P. & Berkshire, S. (2010) Looking for Ethics in All the Wrong Places. International Association of Management and Business, Madrid (conference and proceedings)
  • Bemski, P. & Berkshire, S. (2009) Defining Ethics as Related to Change and Leadership. International Leadership Association, Prague
  • Bemski, P., & Berkshire, S. (2009) New Concepts in Leading Change. International Association of Management and Business. New Orleans
  • Bemski, P., Johnson, P. & Page, S. (2009) Chinese Students and US Institutions Forging New Pathways. TESOL. Denver.
  • Bemski, P. (2008). Comparing Perspectives of Chinese and U.S.Management Students on Leadership. International Association of Management. Amsterdam. International Association of Management. (conference and proceedings)
  • Bemski, P. (2008). Comparing Perspectives of Chinese and U.S.Management Students on Change and Innovation. Society for the Advancement of Management. (conference and proceedings)

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

  • Member, Ignatian Colleagues Program