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
(919) 660-7272


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

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

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Gesquiere, LR, Khan, M, Shek, L, Wango, TL, Wango, EO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Coping with a challenging environment: Effects of seasonal variability and reproductive status on glucocorticoid concentrations of female baboons (Papio cynocephalus)." Hormones and Behavior 54.3 (2008): 410-416. Full Text

Charpentier, MJE, Widdig, A, and Alberts, SC. "Inbreeding depression in non-human primates: a historical review of methods used and empirical data." Am J Primatol 69.12 (December 2007): 1370-1386. (Review) Full Text

Tung, J, Rudolph, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Parallel effects of genetic variation in ACE activity in baboons and humans." Am J Phys Anthropol 134.1 (September 2007): 1-8. Full Text

Hollister Smith, JA, Poole, JH, Archie, EA, Vance, EA, Georgiadis, NJ, Moss, CJ, and Alberts, SC. "Paternity success in wild African elephants." Animal Behaviour 74 (2007): 287-296. (Academic Article)

Hollister-Smith, JA, Poole, JH, Archie, EA, Vance, EA, Georgiadis, NJ, Moss, CJ, and Alberts, SC. "Age, musth and paternity success in wild male African elephants, Loxodonta africana." Animal Behaviour 74.2 (2007): 287-296. Full Text

Archie, EA, Hollister-Smith, JA, Poole, JH, Lee, PC, Moss, CJ, Maldonado, JE, Fleischer, RC, and Alberts, SC. "Behavioural inbreeding avoidance in wild African elephants." Molecular Ecology 16.19 (2007): 4138-4148. Full Text

Horn, RCV, Buchan, JC, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Divided destinies: Group choice by female savannah baboons during social group fission." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61.12 (2007): 1823-1837. Full Text

Loisel, DA, Rockman, MV, Wray, GA, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Ancient polymorphism and functional variation in the primate MHC-DQA1 5' cis-regulatory region." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103.44 (October 31, 2006): 16331-16336. Full Text