Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

External address: 
130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7272

Overview

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Galbany, J, Altmann, J, Pérez-Pérez, A, and Alberts, SC. "Age and individual foraging behavior predict tooth wear in Amboseli baboons." Am J Phys Anthropol 144.1 (January 2011): 51-59. Full Text

Morris, WF, Altmann, J, Brockman, DK, Cords, M, Fedigan, LM, Pusey, AE, Stoinski, TS, Bronikowski, AM, Alberts, SC, and Strier, KB. "Low demographic variability in wild primate populations: fitness impacts of variation, covariation, and serial correlation in vital rates." Am Nat 177.1 (January 2011): E14-E28. Full Text Open Access Copy

Gesquiere, LR, Onyango, PO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Endocrinology of year-round reproduction in a highly seasonal habitat: Environmental variability in testosterone and glucocorticoids in baboon males." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144.2 (2011): 169-176. Full Text

Chiyo, PI, Lee, PC, Moss, CJ, Archie, EA, Hollister-Smith, JA, and Alberts, SC. "No risk, no gain: Effects of crop raiding and genetic diversity on body size in male elephants." Behavioral Ecology 22.3 (2011): 552-558. Full Text

Chiyo, PI, Archie, EA, Hollister Smith, JA, Lee, PC, Poole, JH, Moss, CJ, and Alberts, SC. "Association patterns of male African elephants: the role of age and genetic relatedness." Animal Behaviour 81 (2011): 1093-1099. (Academic Article)

Gesquiere, LR, Learn, NH, Simao, MCM, Onyango, PO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Life at the top: energetic and psychological stress in wild male primates." Science 333 (2011): 357-360. (Academic Article)

Bronikowski, AM, Altmann, J, Brockman, DK, Cords, M, Fedigan, LM, Pusey, A, Stoinski, T, Morris, WF, Strier, KB, and Alberts, SC. "Aging in the natural world: Comparative data reveal similar mortality patterns across primates." Science 331.6022 (2011): 1325-1328. Full Text

Alberts, SC. "Primatology: "a faithful friend is the medicine of life"." Curr Biol 20.15 (August 10, 2010): R632-R634. Full Text

Tung, J, Alberts, SC, and Wray, GA. "Evolutionary genetics in wild primates: combining genetic approaches with field studies of natural populations." Trends Genet 26.8 (August 2010): 353-362. (Review) Full Text

Strier, KB, Altmann, J, Brockman, DK, Bronikowski, AM, Cords, M, Fedigan, LM, Lapp, H, Liu, X, Morris, WF, Pusey, AE, Stoinski, TS, and Alberts, SC. "The Primate Life History Database: a unique shared ecological data resource." METHODS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 1.2 (June 2010): 199-211. Full Text

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