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

Thierry, B, Aureli, F, Nunn, CL, Petit, O, Abegg, C, and Waal, FBMD. "A comparative study of conflict resolution in macaques: insights into the nature of trait covariation." Animal Behaviour 75.3 (2008): 847-860. Full Text

Clauss, M, Streich, WJ, Nunn, CL, Ortmann, S, Hohmann, G, Schwarm, A, and Hummel, J. "The influence of natural diet composition, food intake level, and body size on ingesta passage in primates." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 150.3 (2008): 274-281. Full Text

Gillespie, TR, Nunn, CL, and Leendertz, FH. "Integrative approaches to the study of primate infectious disease: implications for biodiversity conservation and global health." American journal of physical anthropology Suppl 47 (2008): 53-69. Full Text

Ostner, J, Nunn, CL, and Schülke, O. "Female reproductive synchrony predicts skewed paternity across primates." Behavioral Ecology 19.6 (2008): 1150-1158. Full Text

Acerbi, A, McNamara, P, and Nunn, CL. "To sleep or not to sleep: The ecology of sleep in artificial organisms." BMC Ecology 8 (2008). Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Primate brain architecture and selection in relation to sex." BMC BIOLOGY 5 (May 10, 2007). Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Nunn, CL, Jones, KE, Cunningham, AA, Sechrest, W, and Gittleman, JL. "Parasite species richness in carnivores: Effects of host body mass, latitude, geographical range and population density." Global Ecology and Biogeography 16.4 (2007): 496-509. Full Text

Altizer, S, Nunn, CL, and Lindenfors, P. "Do threatened hosts have fewer parasites? A comparative study in primates." Journal of Animal Ecology 76.2 (2007): 304-314. Full Text

Pedersen, AB, Jones, KE, Nunn, CL, and Altizer, S. "Infectious diseases and extinction risk in wild mammals." Conservation Biology 21.5 (2007): 1269-1279. Full Text