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

Pedersen, AB, Altizer, S, Poss, M, Cunningham, AA, and Nunn, CL. "Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primates." International Journal for Parasitology 35.6 (2005): 647-657. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Altizer, SM, Sechrest, W, and Cunningham, AA. "Latitudinal gradients of parasite species richness in primates." Diversity and Distributions 11.3 (2005): 249-256. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Altizer, S, Sechrest, W, Jones, KE, Barton, RA, and Gittleman, JL. "Parasites and the evolutionary diversification of primate clades." AMERICAN NATURALIST 164.5 (November 2004): S90-S103. Full Text

Nunn, CL, and Deaner, RO. "Patterns of participation and free riding in territorial conflicts among ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta)." BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY 57.1 (November 2004): 50-61. Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Fröberg, L, and Nunn, CL. "Females drive primate social evolution." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 271.SUPPL. 3 (2004): S101-S103. Full Text

Vitone, ND, Altizer, S, and Nunn, CL. "Body size, diet and sociality influence the species richness of parasitic worms in anthropoid primates." Evolutionary Ecology Research 6.2 (2004): 183-199.

Nunn, CL, Altizer, S, Jones, KE, and Sechrest, W. "Comparative Tests of Parasite Species Richness in Primates." American Naturalist 162.5 (2003): 597-614. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Gittleman, JL, and Antonovics, J. "A comparative study of white blood cell counts and disease risk in carnivores." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 270.1513 (2003): 347-356. Full Text

Altizer, S, Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Gittleman, JL, Antonovics, J, Cunningham, AA, Dobson, AP, Ezenwa, V, Jones, KE, Pedersen, AB, Poss, M, and Pulliam, JRC. "Social Organization and Parasite Risk in Mammals: Integrating Theory and Empirical Studies." Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 34 (2003): 517-547.