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

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.

Zinner, D, Alberts, SC, Nunn, CL, Altmann, J, Domb, LG, and Pagel, M. "Evolutionary biology: Significance of primate sexual swellings." Nature 420.6912 (2002): 142-143. Full Text

Wich, SA, and Nunn, CL. "Do male "long-distance calls" function in mate defense? A comparative study of long-distance calls in primates." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 52.6 (2002): 474-484. Full Text

Nunn, CL. "Spleen size, disease risk and sexual selection: A comparative study in primates." Evolutionary Ecology Research 4.1 (2002): 91-107.

Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Comparative methods for studying primate adaptation and allometry." EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY 10.3 (2001): 81-98. Full Text

Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Allometric slopes and independent contrasts: A comparative test of Kleiber's law in primate ranging patterns." AMERICAN NATURALIST 156.5 (November 2000): 519-533. Full Text

Nunn, CL. "Maternal recognition of infant calls in ring-tailed lemurs." Folia Primatol (Basel) 71.3 (May 2000): 142-146. Full Text