Professional Bio


  • MS in Computer Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • BS in Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Regis University
    • Assistant Professor, Computer Science, 2000-present
    • Program coordinator for CS361, CS362, CS372, CS437, and CS440
    • SPS Faculty Chair, Networking, 1998 – 2000
    • SPS Program Chair, CS/CIS/Math, 1997
      • Affiliate Faculty, Regis University, 1993 – 1997
  • Independent Contractor, Software Instruction, 1992 - 1996
  • Park College, Instructor, 1991
  • University of Dayton Research Institute, Computer Systems Manager, 1991 – 1992
  • US Air Force, Computer Systems Officer, 1985 -1991

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC), Voting Member and on Conference Committee for Rocky Mountain region

Research & Scholarship

Published Works

  • Merrick, Pamela M. (1990, Sept). Debugging Techniques Used by Experienced Programmers on their Own Code.  Air Force Technical Report (AFHRL-TR-90-45).

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Merrick, Pamela M. (1988). Creating Datatrieve Menus. Presented at DEC Users Society National Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Awards & Recognition

  • Special Recognition Award, Regis University, School for Professional Studies, 2004
  • Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Regis University, School for Professional Studies, 2000

Community Involvement & Service

Regis University Service
  • CPS Faculty Council, Vice-Chair
  • SCIS Capstone Revision subcommittee
  • CPS Online Faculty Observation Development Task Force
  • CPS Blended Learning Implementation Task Force

Professional Service

  • Reviewer and Co-editor, the Journal of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC), Rocky Mountain region

Community Service

  • Crew Leader during food drives for the Boulder Community Food Share
  • Volunteer at the Longmont Open Tennis tournament