Piotr Chelminski

Associate Professor

Contact Information:



Ryan Center for Business Studies 265


Ph.D. - Marketing, University of Connecticut

Brief Biography:

Dr. Piotr Chelminski is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Providence College. He received his Ph.D. degree in marketing from the University of Connecticut in 2003. His research on a variety of international marketing topics has been published in Journal of International Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, Psychology and Marketing, Journal of East-West Business, and other publications. Dr. Chelminski has also presented his studies at a number of academic conferences in the United States and around the world. His teaching interests include International Marketing, Principles of Marketing, and Marketing Research. Dr. Chelminski's current research interests include cross-cultural consumer behavior, brand heritage, country-of-origin effects, and new payment technologies.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Cross Cultural consumer behavior, consumer information sharing, consumer complaining behaviors, country-of-origin effects

Selected Publications:

Chelminski, P. DeFanti, M. (2018) Leveraging Brand Heritage’s Effects on Consumers’ Attitudes and Intentions to Enhance Competitiveness. Journal of Competitiveness Studies.(26), 41-58.

Chelminski, P. (2018) Grading Innovation in an International Marketing Course: Promoting Student Collaboration and Individual Accountability . Journal of Teaching in International Business.(28), 188-192.

Alonso Garcia, N. Chelminski, P. González Hernández, E. (2013) The effects of language on attitudes toward advertisements and brands trust in Mexico. Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising.(34), 77-92.

Chelminski, P. Coulter, R. (2011) An Examination of Consumer Advocacy and Complaining Behavior in the Context of Service Failure. Journal of Services Marketing.(25), 361 - 370.

Chelminski, P. Alonso Garcia, N. (2008) In Francisco Costa Pereira, Jorge Verissimo, Peter Neijens (Ed.), New trends in advertising research, Examining Current Advertising Strategies Toward Hispanic Consumers in the United States: Multicultural and Sociolinguistic Perspectives. Lisboa, Portugal: Edicoes Silabo

Chelminski, P. Coulter, R. (2007) The Effects of Cultural Individualism and Self-Confidence on Propensity to Voice: From Theory to Measurement to Practice. Journal of International Marketing.(15), 94-118.

Chelminski, P. Coulter, R. (2007) On Market Mavens and Consumer Self-Confidence: A Cross-Cultural Study. Psychology & Marketing.(24), 69-91.

Selected Presentations:

Chelminski, P. Special Joint Conference of the AIB-Africa and the AIB-US-Northeast Chapters . Academy of International Business, Nairobi, Kenya - "Designing Marketing Lessons for the 21st Century" January, 2020

Chelminski, P. 9th Annual Academy of International Business-Latin Chapter. Academy of International Business, Cochabamba, Bolivia - "Digitalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Latin American Business" March, 2019

Chelminski, P. Academy of International Business -LAT. , Buenos Aires, Argentina - "Segmenting the U.S. Consumer Market Based on Consumer Ethnocentrism: Implications for Foreign Marketers" March, 2018

Chelminski, P. International Symposium on Teaching, Education, and Learning. International Business Academics Consortium, Hiroshima, Japan - "Grading Innovation in International Marketing Course: Promoting Student Collaboration and Individual Accountability" July, 2017

Chelminski, P. Horne, D. International Conference on Business and Information. International Business Academics Consortium, Bangkok, Thailand - "What Factors Drive Adoption of Mobile Payments among European Consumers?" January, 2017

Chelminski, P. DeFanti, M. American Society for Competitiveness Conference . American Society for Competitiveness, Washington, D.C. - "Leveraging Brand Heritage’s Effects on Consumers’ Attitudes and Intentions to Enhance Competitiveness. Outstanding Paper Award" October, 2016

Chelminski, P. Marketing Management Association Conference. Marketing Management Association, Providence, RI - "Assessment of Learning of the Comparative Advantage Theory in the International Marketing Course: Promoting Student Collaboration and Accountability" September, 2016

Chelminski, P. DeFanti, M. 4th International Consumer Brand Relationships Conference. Consumer Brand Relationships Association, Porto, Portugal - "The effects of brand heritage on consumers’ brand attitudes and purchase intentions" May, 2015

Chelminski, P. Infusing International Experiences into the Business Curriculum. Center for Teaching Excellence and Center for International Studies, Providence College - "Comparative Business Practices in China and Japan" October, 2014

Chelminski, P. Horne, D. International Conference on Electronic Business. International Consortium for Electronic Business, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore - "An Examination of Attributes of Mobile Payments and Their Influence on Consumer Intentions to Adopt the New Way to Pay: A Case from The United Kingdom" December, 2013

Chelminski, P. Global Marketing Conference. , Tokyo, Japan - "Encouraging Complaining Behavior Among Global Consumers" September, 2010

Chelminski, P. UNCTAD Symposium: Setting the Agenda for Policy-Orientated Research: the Next Ten Years. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, Switzerland - "Facilitating the Voice of the Global Consumer" March, 2010

Horne, D. Norberg, P. Chelminski, P. Cross-Cultural Research Conference. ACR, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - "Paying the Bill: Comparing Payment Method Choices across Canadian, UK and US Consumers" December, 2009

Alonso Garcia, N. Chelminski, P. González Hernández, E. . Congress of the Americas II, Mexico City, Mexico - "Does language matter? An experimental study on the use of English and Spanish in advertising global and national brands" October, 2008