Charles L Nunn

Charles L Nunn

Gosnell Family Professor in Global Health

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


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Miller, Ian F., et al. “Estimating infection prevalence: Best practices and their theoretical underpinnings..” Ecology and Evolution, vol. 8, no. 13, July 2018, pp. 6738–47. Epmc, doi:10.1002/ece3.4179. Full Text

Park, A. W., et al. “Characterizing the phylogenetic specialism-generalism spectrum of mammal parasites..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 285, no. 1874, Mar. 2018. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rspb.2017.2613. Full Text

Nunn, Charles L. “A roadmap for 'core concepts' in evolutionary medicine..” Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, vol. 2018, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 24–25. Epmc, doi:10.1093/emph/eox026. Full Text

Manus, Melissa B., et al. “High prevalence of hypertension in an agricultural village in Madagascar..” Plos One, vol. 13, no. 8, 2018. Pubmed, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0201616. Full Text

Sumner, K. M., et al. “Network size, structure, and pathogen transmission: A simulation study comparing different community detection algorithms.” Behaviour, vol. 155, no. 7–9, Jan. 2018, pp. 639–70. Scopus, doi:10.1163/1568539X-00003508. Full Text

McCabe, Collin M., and Charles L. Nunn. “Effective Network Size Predicted From Simulations of Pathogen Outbreaks Through Social Networks Provides a Novel Measure of Structure-Standardized Group Size..” Frontiers in Veterinary Science, vol. 5, Jan. 2018. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fvets.2018.00071. Full Text

Yu, James J., et al. “Antibacterial soap use impacts skin microbial communities in rural Madagascar..” Plos One, vol. 13, no. 8, Jan. 2018. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0199899. Full Text

Nunn, Charles L. “The 1918 influenza pandemic: Ecological, historical, and evolutionary perspectives..” Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, vol. 2018, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 199–200. Epmc, doi:10.1093/emph/eoy021. Full Text

Dallas, Tad, et al. “Estimating parasite host range..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 284, no. 1861, Aug. 2017. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rspb.2017.1250. Full Text

Schneider-Crease, India, et al. “Identifying wildlife reservoirs of neglected taeniid tapeworms: Non-invasive diagnosis of endemic Taenia serialis infection in a wild primate population..” Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol. 11, no. 7, July 2017. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005709. Full Text


McCabe, C. M., et al. “MORE THAN JUST A NUMBERS GAME: POPULATIONS, NETWORKS, AND DISEASE DYNAMICS IN PRIMATES.” American Journal of Primatology, vol. 77, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2015, pp. 44–45.

Nunn, Charles L., et al. “Do parasites constrain group size? A phylogenetic comparative study and meta-analysis..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 147, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2012, pp. 226–226.

Nunn, C. L., and R. A. Barton. “Allometric slopes and independent contrasts: a comparative test of Kleiber's law in primate ranging patterns..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology, WILEY-LISS, 2000, pp. 239–239.

Nunn, C. L. “The number of males in primate social groups: a comparative test of the socioecological model..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology, WILEY-LISS, 1999, pp. 213–213.