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

Junglen, S, Kurth, A, Kuehl, H, Quan, PL, Ellerbrok, H, Pauli, G, Nitsche, A, Nunn, C, Rich, SM, Lipkin, WI, Briese, T, and Leendertz, FH. "Examining landscape factors influencing relative distribution of mosquito genera and frequency of virus infection." EcoHealth 6.2 (2009): 239-249. Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Network-based diffusion analysis: A new method for detecting social learning." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276.1663 (2009): 1829-1836. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Bartz, K, Dasgupta, T, and Boesch, C. "Do transmission mechanisms or social systems drive cultural dynamics in socially structured populations?." Animal Behaviour 77.6 (2009): 1515-1524. Full Text

Jensen, SA, Mundry, R, Nunn, CL, Boesch, C, and Leendertz, FH. "Non-invasive body temperature measurement of wild chimpanzees using fecal temperature decline." Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45.2 (2009): 542-546.

Mundry, R, and Nunn, CL. "Stepwise model fitting and statistical inference: Turning noise into signal pollution." American Naturalist 173.1 (2009): 119-123. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Lindenfors, P, Pursall, ER, and Rolff, J. "On sexual dimorphism in immune function." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 364.1513 (2009): 61-69. Full Text

Capellini, I, Nunn, CL, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, and Barton, RA. "Energetic constraints, not predation, influence the evolution of sleep patterning in mammals." Funct Ecol 22.5 (October 1, 2008): 847-853. Full Text

Capellini, I, Barton, RA, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, and Nunn, CL. "Phylogenetic analysis of the ecology and evolution of mammalian sleep." Evolution 62.7 (July 2008): 1764-1776. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Stewart, K, and Harcourt, AH. "Emerging infectious diseases and animal social systems." Evolutionary Ecology 22.4 (2008): 519-543. Full Text

Thierry, B, Aureli, F, Nunn, CL, Petit, O, Abegg, C, and Waal, FBMD. "A comparative study of conflict resolution in macaques: insights into the nature of trait covariation." Animal Behaviour 75.3 (2008): 847-860. Full Text