Charles L Nunn

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

Preston, BT, Capellini, I, McNamara, P, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. "Parasite resistance and the adaptive significance of sleep." BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 9 (January 9, 2009). Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Network-based diffusion analysis: A new method for detecting social learning." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276.1663 (2009): 1829-1836. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Bartz, K, Dasgupta, T, and Boesch, C. "Do transmission mechanisms or social systems drive cultural dynamics in socially structured populations?." Animal Behaviour 77.6 (2009): 1515-1524. Full Text

Jensen, SA, Mundry, R, Nunn, CL, Boesch, C, and Leendertz, FH. "Non-invasive body temperature measurement of wild chimpanzees using fecal temperature decline." Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45.2 (2009): 542-546.

Mundry, R, and Nunn, CL. "Stepwise model fitting and statistical inference: Turning noise into signal pollution." American Naturalist 173.1 (2009): 119-123. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Lindenfors, P, Pursall, ER, and Rolff, J. "On sexual dimorphism in immune function." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 364.1513 (2009): 61-69. Full Text

Kutsukake, N, and Nunn, CL. "The causes and consequences of reproductive skew in male primates." (January 1, 2009): 165-195. (Chapter) Full Text

Capellini, I, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Does sleep play a role in memory consolidation? A comparative test." PLoS One 4.2 (2009): e4609-. Full Text

Fritz, J, Hummel, J, Kienzle, E, Arnold, C, Nunn, C, and Clauss, M. "Comparative chewing efficiency in mammalian herbivores." Oikos 118.11 (2009): 1623-1632. Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Rapid evolution of social learning." Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22.9 (2009): 1914-1922. Full Text