Mark Nathaniel Bing

Published 10:50 am Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mark Nathaniel Bing died suddenly on April 25, 2017. He was born Nov. 12, 1968, in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he graduated from Bearden High School. He earned his BA at the University of Colorado–Boulder, graduating with honors. He received his MA at Villanova, and PhD at the University of Tennessee–Knoxville. During his career, he did consulting, taught Industrial-Organizational Psychology, and directed psychological screening for the US Navy Submarine Force. For the last 12 years, Mark taught Management at the University of Mississippi. He was a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and the American Psychological Association.

Mark loved his family, research and golf. He is survived by his wife Kristl Davison and children Nathan and Violet of Oxford; parents Daniel and Patricia Bing of Knoxville, Tennessee; brother John Bing of Denver, Colorado; brother Paul Bing and sister-in-law Aimee Lombard of Signal Mountain, Tennessee; and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, his family asks that donations be made to the SIOP Foundation (, or to your local humane society.

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Visitation will be in Oxford, on May 8 from 4-6 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home, 419 Highway 6 West. A celebration of Mark’s life for family and friends will be arranged later in Colorado.

A fuller description of Mark’s career can be found on the University of Mississippi website (

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