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Biological Sciences

Rebecca Brunelli

Lecturer Professor

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Text # (530) 580-8082

Teaching:

  • Introduction to Living Systems (BIOL 102)
  • Biology of Sex (BIOL 323)

Organizations:

  • Chico Science Fair
  • Conservation Ambassadors
  • Wild Things Inc.
  • Bidwell Wildlife Rehab
  • North Valley Animal Disaster Group
  • Rat Assistance and Teaching Society

Research Interests:

  • Welfare of captive animals
  • Gender, URM, and class size effects on learning in biology classes 

Publications:

Ballen, C.J., Aguillon, S.M., Brunelli, R., Drake, A.G., Wassenburg, D., Weiss, S.L., Zamudio, K.R., and Cotner, S. (2018).  Do small classes reduce performance gaps in STEM?  Bioscience.

Brunelli, R., Rommeck, I., McCowan, B, Willits, N. (2014).  Effects of a Response Contingent Feedback Surrogate on Infant Behavioral Development in Nursery-Reared Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta). Journal of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science.