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Researchers attaching a heart rate monitor to a southern Pacific rattlesnake (Crotalus helleri).
July 10, 2023

Bree Putman, CSUSB assistant professor of biology, is co-author of the study, which is the first time “social buffering” has been documented in reptiles.

Faculty in the News
October 21, 2021

Breanna Putman (biology) was quoted about the affect climate change has on rattlesnakes, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in segment about hate crimes against Asian Americans, and the university’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism was referenced in an article about anti-Asian hate crimes.

Faculty in the News
August 20, 2021

Bree Putman (biology) was interviewed about the latest research on how rattlesnakes use their rattles when predators approach and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the threat of domestic terrorism after a bomb threat incident on Capitol Hill on Aug. 19.