Charles L Nunn

Charles L Nunn

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

External address: 
106 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90383, 130 Science Dr, Durham NC 27708
919 660 7281


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Nunn, CL, Altizer, S, Sechrest, W, Jones, KE, Barton, RA, and Gittleman, JL. "Parasites and the evolutionary diversification of primate clades." AMERICAN NATURALIST 164.5 (November 2004): S90-S103. Full Text

Nunn, CL, and Deaner, RO. "Patterns of participation and free riding in territorial conflicts among ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta)." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57.1 (November 1, 2004): 50-61. Full Text

Lindenfors, P, Fröberg, L, and Nunn, CL. "Females drive primate social evolution." Proceedings. Biological Sciences 271 Suppl 3 (February 2004): S101-S103. Full Text

Vitone, ND, Altizer, S, and Nunn, CL. "Body size, diet and sociality influence the species richness of parasitic worms in anthropoid primates." Evolutionary Ecology Research 6.2 (February 1, 2004): 183-199.

Altizer, S, Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Gittleman, JL, Antonovics, J, Cunningham, AA, Dobson, AP, Ezenwa, V, Jones, KE, Pedersen, AB, Poss, M, and Pulliam, JRC. "Social Organization and Parasite Risk in Mammals: Integrating Theory and Empirical Studies." Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 34 (December 1, 2003): 517-547. (Review)

Nunn, CL. "Behavioral defences against sexually transmitted diseases in primates." Animal Behaviour 66.1 (July 1, 2003): 37-48. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Altizer, S, Jones, KE, and Sechrest, W. "Comparative Tests of Parasite Species Richness in Primates." American Naturalist 162.5 (2003): 597-614. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Gittleman, JL, and Antonovics, J. "A comparative study of white blood cell counts and disease risk in carnivores." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 270.1513 (2003): 347-356. Full Text

Wich, SA, and Nunn, CL. "Do male "long-distance calls" function in mate defense? A comparative study of long-distance calls in primates." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 52.6 (November 1, 2002): 474-484. Full Text

Zinner, D, Alberts, SC, Nunn, CL, Altmann, J, Domb, LG, and Pagel, M. "Evolutionary biology: Significance of primate sexual swellings." Nature 420.6912 (2002): 142-143. Full Text