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Dr. Ashleigh “Bing” Bingham

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Director

Dr. Ashleigh “Bing” Bingham (she/her/hers) joined the Virginia Tech and Cultural and Community Center staff during the fall of 2019 and serves as the Director for the LGBTQ+ Resource Center and advisor of HokiePRIDE. She will be working to support the mental, emotional, social, and physical wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Hokies by creating space and providing resources for marginalized individuals within the queer community and by facilitating learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

Dr. Bing received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, her Master’s degree in Social Psychology, and her Doctorate degree in Higher Education from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Previously, Dr. Bing worked with Ball State University’s Women’s & Gender Studies program teaching classes and overseeing their marketing, promotion, and recruitment efforts.

Alongside her work in academia, Dr. Bing created and ran the gender non-conforming fashion and lifestyle blog “I Dream of Dapper” that has been featured by Autostraddle, Buzzfeed, Dapper Q, Hudson Jeans, Love Inc. Magazine, Qwearfashion, and Madrid-based magazine S Moda.

Dr. Bing lives in Roanoke, VA with her partner and their two Maine Coon cats.