Charles L Nunn
Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology
Collaborative Research: The Role of Watering Holes in Concentrating Parasites in a Changing Climate awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019
One Health Innovation Fellowships for Zoonotic Disease Research in Mongolia awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2013 to 2018
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Drought, Dehydration, and Disease: Water as a Selective Pressure in the Evolution of Primate Behavior awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2018
A Cleanup for Survival: Effects of Tourist Waste Management on Gelada Monkey Health in the Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia awarded by Primate Conservation, Inc. (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2018
Mining the Gaps: Integrating Primate Comparative Biology and Human Evolution awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2018
Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) Showcase awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018
Impacts of Water Scarcity on the Behavior of Red-Fronted lemurs (Eulemur rufifrons) in Western awarded by Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017
Impacts of Water Scarcity on the Behavior of Red-fronted Lemurs (Eulemur rufifrons) in Western Madagascar awarded by Primate Conservation, Inc. (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017
Drivers of Disease in Primates: The Case of the Bulging Parasitic Cysts in Gelada Monkeys (Theropithecus gelada) awarded by Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017
Predator and Parasite: How Predator Distribution and Host Susceptibility Shape Patterns of Tapeworm-induced Disease in G awarded by Nacey Maggioncalda Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017
Nunn, CL, and Zhu, L. "Phylogenetic prediction to identify “evolutionary singularities”." Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and their Application in Evolutionary Biology. January 1, 2014. 481-514. Full Text
Capellini, I, Preston, BT, McNamara, P, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. "Ecological constraints on mammalian sleep architecture." Evolution of Sleep: Phylogenetic and Functional Perspectives. January 1, 2009. 12-23. Full Text
Samson, DR, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "Chronotype variation drives night-time sentinel-like behaviour in hunter-gatherers." Proceedings. Biological sciences 284.1858 (July 2017). Full Text
Samson, DR, Manus, MB, Krystal, AD, Fakir, E, Yu, JJ, and Nunn, CL. "Segmented sleep in a nonelectric, small-scale agricultural society in Madagascar." American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council 29.4 (July 2017). Full Text
Bray, J, Samson, DR, and Nunn, CL. "Activity patterns in seven captive lemur species: Evidence of cathemerality in Varecia and Lemur catta?." American journal of primatology 79.6 (June 2017). Full Text
Young, HS, Wood, CL, Kilpatrick, AM, Lafferty, KD, Nunn, CL, and Vincent, JR. "Conservation, biodiversity and infectious disease: scientific evidence and policy implications." Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 372.1722 (June 2017). (introduction) Full Text
Young, HS, McCauley, DJ, Dirzo, R, Nunn, CL, Campana, MG, Agwanda, B, Otarola-Castillo, ER, Castillo, ER, Pringle, RM, Veblen, KE, Salkeld, DJ, Stewardson, K, Fleischer, R, Lambin, EF, Palmer, TM, and Helgen, KM. "Interacting effects of land use and climate on rodent-borne pathogens in central Kenya." Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 372.1722 (June 2017). Full Text
Springer, A, Kappeler, PM, and Nunn, CL. "Dynamic vs. static social networks in models of parasite transmission: predicting Cryptosporidium spread in wild lemurs." The Journal of animal ecology 86.3 (May 2017): 419-433. Full Text
Stephens, PR, Pappalardo, P, Huang, S, Byers, JE, Farrell, MJ, Gehman, A, Ghai, RR, Haas, SE, Han, B, Park, AW, Schmidt, JP, Altizer, S, Ezenwa, VO, and Nunn, CL. "Global Mammal Parasite Database version 2.0." Ecology 98.5 (May 2017): 1476-. Full Text
Samson, DR, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "Hadza sleep biology: Evidence for flexible sleep-wake patterns in hunter-gatherers." American journal of physical anthropology 162.3 (March 2017): 573-582. Full Text
Nesse, RM, Finch, CE, and Nunn, CL. "Does selection for short sleep duration explain human vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease?." Evolution, medicine, and public health (January 16, 2017). Full Text
Dunn, RR, Nunn, CL, and Horvath, JE. "The Global Synanthrome Project: A Call for an Exhaustive Study of Human Associates." Trends in parasitology 33.1 (January 2017): 4-7. Full Text
Vining, AQ, and Nunn, CL. "A comparative analysis of evolutionary changes in human physiological traits." March 2016.
Trentadue, TP, Nunn, CL, and Schmitt, D. "Investigating musculoskeletal health and limb biomechanics in Mandena, Madagascar: A quantitative approach to understanding normal and pathological gait patterns." March 2016.
Samson, DR, Manus, M, and Nunn, CL. "Sleep duration, quality and timing in a non-electric population in Madagascar." March 2016.
Nunn, CL, and Samson, DR. "Shining Evolutionary Light on Human Sleep: Sleep Intensity and Human Cognition." March 2016.
Amoroso, CR, Smith, KCM, Frink, AG, and Nunn, CL. "Parasite risk influences the water preferences of lemurs." March 2016.
McCabe, CM, Jordan, F, and Nunn, CL. "MORE THAN JUST A NUMBERS GAME: POPULATIONS, NETWORKS, AND DISEASE DYNAMICS IN PRIMATES." November 2015.
Nunn, CL, Rifkin, JL, Garamszegi, LZ, and Collin, M. "Do parasites constrain group size? A phylogenetic comparative study and meta-analysis." 2012.
Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Allometric slopes and independent contrasts: a comparative test of Kleiber's law in primate ranging patterns." 2000.