Charles L Nunn

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Internal office address: 
90383, 106 Biological Sciences, Durham, NC 27708


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Leendertz, FH, and Boesch, C. "The spread of fecally transmitted parasites in socially-structured populations." PLoS ONE 6.6 (2011). Full Text

Matthews, LJ, Arnold, C, Machanda, Z, and Nunn, CL. "Primate extinction risk and historical patterns of speciation and extinction in relation to body mass." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278.1709 (2011): 1256-1263. Full Text

Carnes, LM, Nunn, CL, and Lewis, RJ. "Effects of the distribution of female primates on the number of males." PLoS ONE 6.5 (2011). Full Text

Garamszegi, LZ, and Nunn, CL. "Parasite-mediated evolution of the functional part of the MHC in primates." Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24.1 (2011): 184-195. Full Text

Organ, C, Nunn, CL, Machanda, Z, and Wrangham, RW. "Phylogenetic rate shifts in feeding time during the evolution of Homo." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108.35 (2011): 14555-14559. Full Text

Acerbi, A, Tennie, C, and Nunn, CL. "Modeling imitation and emulation in constrained search spaces." Learning and Behavior 39.2 (2011): 104-114. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Ezenwa, VO, Arnold, C, and Koenig, WD. "Mutualism or parasitism? using a phylogenetic approach to characterize the oxpecker-ungulate relationship." Evolution 65.5 (2011): 1297-1304. Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Revell, LJ, and Nunn, CL. "Sexual dimorphism in primate aerobic capacity: a phylogenetic test." JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 23.6 (June 2010): 1183-1194. Full Text

Nunn, C, and Altizer, S. "Infectious Diseases in Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution." Infectious Diseases in Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution (April 1, 2010): 1-400. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Arnold, C, Matthews, L, and Mulder, MB. "Simulating trait evolution for cross-cultural comparison." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 365.1559 (2010): 3807-3819. Full Text