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, Brezine, C, Jolles, AE, and Ezenwa, VO. "Interactions between micro- and macroparasites predict microparasite species richness across primates." The American naturalist 183.4 (April 2014): 494-505. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, and Kappeler, PM. "Shared resources and disease dynamics in spatially structured populations." Ecological Modelling 272 (January 2014): 198-207. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Scully, EJ, Kutsukake, N, Ostner, J, Schülke, O, and Thrall, PH. "Mating Competition, Promiscuity, and Life History Traits as Predictors of Sexually Transmitted Disease Risk in Primates." International Journal of Primatology 35.3-4 (January 1, 2014): 764-786. Full Text

Young, H, Griffin, RH, Wood, CL, and Nunn, CL. "Does habitat disturbance increase infectious disease risk for primates?." Ecology Letters 16.5 (2013): 656-663. Full Text

Gómez, JM, Nunn, CL, and Verdú, M. "Centrality in primate-parasite networks reveals the potential for the transmission of emerging infectious diseases to humans." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110.19 (2013): 7738-7741. Full Text

Matthews, LJ, Edmonds, J, Wildman, WJ, and Nunn, CL. "Cultural inheritance or cultural diffusion of religious violence? A quantitative case study of the Radical Reformation." Religion, Brain and Behavior 3.1 (2013): 3-15. Full Text

Rifkin, JL, Nunn, CL, and Garamszegi, LZ. "Do Animals Living in Larger Groups Experience Greater Parasitism? A Meta-Analysis." AMERICAN NATURALIST 180.1 (July 2012): 70-82. Full Text

MacLean, EL, Matthews, LJ, Hare, BA, Nunn, CL, Anderson, RC, Aureli, F, Brannon, EM, Call, J, Drea, CM, Emery, NJ, Haun, DBM, Herrmann, E, Jacobs, LF, Platt, ML, Rosati, AG, Sandel, AA, Schroepfer, KK, Seed, AM, Tan, J, van Schaik, CP, and Wobber, V. "How does cognition evolve? Phylogenetic comparative psychology." Animal Cognition 15.2 (March 2012): 223-238. Full Text Open Access Copy

Nunn, CL, and Hare, B. "Pathogen Flow: What We Need to Know." American Journal of Primatology 74.12 (2012): 1084-1087. Full Text

Garamszegi, LZ, Nunn, CL, and McCabe, CM. "Informatics approaches to develop dynamic meta-analyses." Evolutionary Ecology 26.5 (2012): 1275-1276. Full Text