Aaron Coby, Ph.D.

Headshot of Aaron Coby, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Professor, biology

Areas of Expertise

  • Microbiology
  • Microbial ecology
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Earth science


B.S., Saint Xavier University; M.P.A., Indiana University; M.S.E.S., ibid; Ph.D., ibid

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Areas of interest (professional / personal): Aaron's research interests include anaerobic microbial ecology, bioremediation, and metal-microbe interactions. When he's not teaching or in the lab, Aaron enjoys spending time with his family camping, hiking and bike riding. He also enjoys experimenting with single-celled fungi in fermentation experiments at home (results vary).

American Society for Microbiology.

American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Education (ASMCUE).