Charles L Nunn

Charles L Nunn

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

External address: 
106 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90383, 130 Science Dr, Durham NC 27708
919 660 7281


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Young, HS, McCauley, DJ, Dirzo, R, Nunn, CL, Campana, MG, Agwanda, B, Otarola-Castillo, ER, Castillo, ER, Pringle, RM, Veblen, KE, Salkeld, DJ, Stewardson, K, Fleischer, R, Lambin, EF, Palmer, TM, and Helgen, KM. "Interacting effects of land use and climate on rodent-borne pathogens in central Kenya." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372.1722 (June 2017). Full Text

Bray, J, Samson, DR, and Nunn, CL. "Activity patterns in seven captive lemur species: Evidence of cathemerality in Varecia and Lemur catta?." American Journal of Primatology 79.6 (June 2017). Full Text

Young, HS, Wood, CL, Kilpatrick, AM, Lafferty, KD, Nunn, CL, and Vincent, JR. "Conservation, biodiversity and infectious disease: scientific evidence and policy implications." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 372.1722 (June 2017). (Introduction) Full Text

Springer, A, Kappeler, PM, and Nunn, CL. "Dynamic vs. static social networks in models of parasite transmission: predicting Cryptosporidium spread in wild lemurs." The Journal of Animal Ecology 86.3 (May 2017): 419-433. Full Text

Stephens, PR, Pappalardo, P, Huang, S, Byers, JE, Farrell, MJ, Gehman, A, Ghai, RR, Haas, SE, Han, B, Park, AW, Schmidt, JP, Altizer, S, Ezenwa, VO, and Nunn, CL. "Global Mammal Parasite Database version 2.0." Ecology 98.5 (May 2017): 1476-null. Full Text

Samson, DR, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "Hadza sleep biology: Evidence for flexible sleep-wake patterns in hunter-gatherers." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162.3 (March 2017): 573-582. Full Text

Nesse, RM, Finch, CE, and Nunn, CL. "Does selection for short sleep duration explain human vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease?." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health (January 16, 2017). Full Text

Dunn, RR, Nunn, CL, and Horvath, JE. "The Global Synanthrome Project: A Call for an Exhaustive Study of Human Associates." Trends in parasitology 33.1 (January 2017): 4-7. Full Text

Young, HS, Parker, IM, Gilbert, GS, Sofia Guerra, A, and Nunn, CL. "Introduced Species, Disease Ecology, and Biodiversity-Disease Relationships." Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32.1 (January 2017): 41-54. (Review) Full Text