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

Stephens, PR, Altizer, S, Smith, KF, Alonso Aguirre, A, Brown, JH, Budischak, SA, Byers, JE, Dallas, TA, Jonathan Davies, T, Drake, JM, Ezenwa, VO, Farrell, MJ, Gittleman, JL, Han, BA, Huang, S, Hutchinson, RA, Johnson, P, Nunn, CL, Onstad, D, Park, A, Vazquez-Prokopec, GM, Schmidt, JP, and Poulin, R. "The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts." Ecology Letters 19.9 (September 2016): 1159-1171. (Review) Full Text

Borries, C, Sandel, AA, Koenig, A, Fernandez-Duque, E, Kamilar, JM, Amoroso, CR, Barton, RA, Bray, J, Di Fiore, A, Gilby, IC, Gordon, AD, Mundry, R, Port, M, Powell, LE, Pusey, AE, Spriggs, A, and Nunn, CL. "Transparency, usability, and reproducibility: Guiding principles for improving comparative databases using primates as examples." Evolutionary Anthropology 25.5 (September 2016): 232-238. Full Text

Young, HS, Dirzo, R, Helgen, KM, Mccauley, DJ, Nunn, CL, Snyder, P, Veblen, KE, Zhao, S, and Ezenwa, VO. "Large wildlife removal drives immune defence increases in rodents." Functional Ecology 30.5 (May 1, 2016): 799-807. Full Text

Sandel, AA, Miller, JA, Mitani, JC, Nunn, CL, Patterson, SK, and Garamszegi, LZ. "Assessing sources of error in comparative analyses of primate behavior: Intraspecific variation in group size and the social brain hypothesis." Journal of Human Evolution 94 (May 2016): 126-133. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Samson, DR, and Krystal, AD. "Shining evolutionary light on human sleep and sleep disorders." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2016.1 (January 2016): 227-243. (Review) Full Text

Vining, AQ, and Nunn, CL. "Evolutionary change in physiological phenotypes along the human lineage." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2016.1 (January 2016): 312-324. Full Text

Samson, DR, and Nunn, CL. "Sleep intensity and the evolution of human cognition." Evolutionary Anthropology 24.6 (November 2015): 225-237. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Wallace, I, and Beall, CM. "Connecting evolution, medicine, and public health." Evolutionary anthropology 24.4 (July 2015): 127-129. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Craft, ME, Gillespie, TR, Schaller, M, and Kappeler, PM. "The sociality-health-fitness nexus: synthesis, conclusions and future directions." Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 370.1669 (May 2015). (Review) Full Text

Kappeler, PM, Cremer, S, and Nunn, CL. "Sociality and health: impacts of sociality on disease susceptibility and transmission in animal and human societies." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 370.1669 (May 2015). (Introduction) Full Text