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

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

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

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

Young, H, Griffin, RH, Wood, CL, and Nunn, CL. "Does habitat disturbance increase infectious disease risk for primates?." Ecology Letters 16.5 (May 2013): 656-663. (Letter) 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 (May 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 & Behavior 3.1 (February 2013): 3-15. Full Text

Cooper, N, and Nunn, CL. "Identifying future zoonotic disease threats." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2013.1 (2013): 27-36. Full Text

Cooper, N, Griffin, R, Franz, M, Omotayo, M, Nunn, CL, and Fryxell, J. "Phylogenetic host specificity and understanding parasite sharing in primates." Ecology Letters 15.12 (December 2012): 1370-1377. Full Text

Griffin, RH, and Nunn, CL. "Community structure and the spread of infectious disease in primate social networks." Evolutionary Ecology 26.4 (July 2012): 779-800. Full Text