Title: Statistics Educator
Location: Mendota Heights, Minnesota, United States
Dr. Christopher “Kit” Bingham, PhD, Statistics Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics education.
Following his high school graduation, Dr. Bingham went on to attend Yale University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1958. Choosing to further his education, he decided to remain at the university and achieved a Master’s degree in 1960, which was followed by a Doctor of Philosophy four years later. Dr. Bingham’s first professional position was that of a research associate in mathematics and biology at Princeton University. He remained there until 1966, going on to pursue a career in education as an assistant professor of statistics at the University of Chicago. By 1972, he had relocated to the University of Minnesota, taking on the title of associate professor of applied statistics. In the coming years, Dr. Bingham climbed the professional ladder and became a professor in 1978, which was followed by his appointment as professor emeritus in 2008.
Looking back on his illustrious career, Dr. Bingham considers one of his greatest accomplishments to be the completion of his dissertation, which is still used today in finding applications. He believes it is the single most important and valuable work he has ever completed. In addition to his teaching, over the years he has continued writing as a contributor to myriad articles in professional journals. A fellow of the American Statistical Association, Dr. Bingham attributes much of his success to his passion for his work. Since the early days of 1969, he has been involved in computing and has contributed to myriad programs for teaching and research statistics. As a testament to his success, Dr. Bingham is featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the Midwest.
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