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, and Heymann, EW. "Malaria infection and host behavior: A comparative study of Neotropical primates." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59.1 (2005): 30-37. Full Text

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. Biological Sciences 271 Suppl 3 (February 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.

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 (December 1, 2003): 517-547. (Review)

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