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

Matthews, LJ, Arnold, C, Machanda, Z, and Nunn, CL. "Primate extinction risk and historical patterns of speciation and extinction in relation to body mass." Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society 278.1709 (2011): 1256-1263. Full Text

Acerbi, A, and Nunn, CL. "Predation and the phasing of sleep: An evolutionary individual-based model." Animal Behaviour 81.4 (2011): 801-811. Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Revell, LJ, and Nunn, CL. "Sexual dimorphism in primate aerobic capacity: a phylogenetic test." JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 23.6 (June 2010): 1183-1194. Full Text

Nunn, C, and Altizer, S. "Infectious Diseases in Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution." Infectious Diseases in Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution (April 1, 2010): 1-400. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Arnold, C, Matthews, L, and Mulder, MB. "Simulating trait evolution for cross-cultural comparison." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 365.1559 (2010): 3807-3819. Full Text

Arnold, C, and Nunn, CL. "Phylogenetic targeting of research effort in evolutionary biology." American Naturalist 176.5 (2010): 601-612. Full Text

Arnold, C, Matthews, LJ, and Nunn, CL. "The 10kTrees website: A new online resource for primate phylogeny." Evolutionary Anthropology 19.3 (2010): 114-118. Full Text

Capellini, I, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Does sleep play a role in memory consolidation? A comparative test." PLoS ONE 4.2 (February 25, 2009). Full Text

Preston, BT, Capellini, I, McNamara, P, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. "Parasite resistance and the adaptive significance of sleep." BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 9 (January 9, 2009). Full Text