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, 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

Nunn, CL, Alberts, SC, McClain, CR, Meshnick, SR, Vision, TJ, Wiegmann, BM, and Rodrigo, AG. "Linking Evolution, Ecology, and Health: TriCEM." Bioscience 65.8 (January 1, 2015): 748-749. Full Text

Nunn, CL, and Cooper, N. "Investigating evolutionary lag using the species-pairs evolutionary lag test (SPELT)." Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution 69.1 (January 2015): 245-253. Full Text

McCabe, CM, Reader, SM, and Nunn, CL. "Infectious disease, behavioural flexibility and the evolution of culture in primates." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282.1799 (January 2015): 20140862-null. Full Text

Pilosof, S, Morand, S, Krasnov, BR, and Nunn, CL. "Potential parasite transmission in multi-host networks based on parasite sharing." Plos One 10.3 (January 2015): e0117909-null. Full Text

Capellini, I, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Microparasites and Placental Invasiveness in Eutherian Mammals." PloS one 10.7 (January 2015): e0132563-. 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 (August 2014): 764-786. Full Text

MacLean, EL, Hare, B, Nunn, CL, Addessi, E, Amici, F, Anderson, RC, Aureli, F, Baker, JM, Bania, AE, Barnard, AM, Boogert, NJ, Brannon, EM, Bray, EE, Bray, J, Brent, LJN, Burkart, JM, Call, J, Cantlon, JF, Cheke, LG, Clayton, NS, Delgado, MM, DiVincenti, LJ, Fujita, K, Herrmann, E, Hiramatsu, C, Jacobs, LF, Jordan, KE, Laude, JR, Leimgruber, KL, Messer, EJE, Moura, ACDA, Ostojić, L, Picard, A, Platt, ML, Plotnik, JM, Range, F, Reader, SM, Reddy, RB, Sandel, AA, Santos, LR, Schumann, K, Seed, AM, Sewall, KB, Shaw, RC, Slocombe, KE, Su, Y, Takimoto, A, Tan, J, Tao, R, van Schaik, CP, Virányi, Z, Visalberghi, E, Wade, JC, Watanabe, A, Widness, J, Young, JK, Zentall, TR, and Zhao, Y. "The evolution of self-control." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.20 (May 2014): E2140-E2148. Full Text

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