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

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, 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 (July 2007): 496-509. Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Primate brain architecture and selection in relation to sex." Bmc Biology 5 (May 10, 2007): 20-null. 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

Hopkins, ME, and Nunn, CL. "A global gap analysis of infectious agents in wild primates." Diversity and Distributions 13.5 (2007): 561-572. 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

Kutsukake, N, and Nunn, CL. "Comparative tests of reproductive skew in male primates: the roles of demographic factors and incomplete control." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60.5 (September 2006): 695-706. Full Text