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, and Stearns, SC. "Progress and change." Evolution, medicine, and public health 2017.1 (January 2017): 50-. Full Text

Manus, MB, Yu, JJ, Park, LP, Mueller, O, Windsor, SC, Horvath, JE, and Nunn, CL. "Environmental influences on the skin microbiome of humans and cattle in rural Madagascar." Evolution, medicine, and public health 2017.1 (January 2017): 144-153. Full Text

Samson, DR, Yetish, GM, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "What is segmented sleep? Actigraphy field validation for daytime sleep and nighttime wake." Sleep Health 2.4 (December 2016): 341-347. Full Text

Stephens, PR, Altizer, S, Smith, KF, Alonso Aguirre, A, Brown, JH, Budischak, SA, Byers, JE, Dallas, TA, Jonathan Davies, T, Drake, JM, Ezenwa, VO, Farrell, MJ, Gittleman, JL, Han, BA, Huang, S, Hutchinson, RA, Johnson, P, Nunn, CL, Onstad, D, Park, A, Vazquez-Prokopec, GM, Schmidt, JP, and Poulin, R. "The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts." Ecology Letters 19.9 (September 2016): 1159-1171. (Review) Full Text

Borries, C, Sandel, AA, Koenig, A, Fernandez-Duque, E, Kamilar, JM, Amoroso, CR, Barton, RA, Bray, J, Di Fiore, A, Gilby, IC, Gordon, AD, Mundry, R, Port, M, Powell, LE, Pusey, AE, Spriggs, A, and Nunn, CL. "Transparency, usability, and reproducibility: Guiding principles for improving comparative databases using primates as examples." Evolutionary Anthropology 25.5 (September 2016): 232-238. Full Text

Sandel, AA, Miller, JA, Mitani, JC, Nunn, CL, Patterson, SK, and Garamszegi, LZ. "Assessing sources of error in comparative analyses of primate behavior: Intraspecific variation in group size and the social brain hypothesis." Journal of Human Evolution 94 (May 2016): 126-133. Full Text

Young, HS, Dirzo, R, Helgen, KM, Mccauley, DJ, Nunn, CL, Snyder, P, Veblen, KE, Zhao, S, and Ezenwa, VO. "Large wildlife removal drives immune defence increases in rodents." Functional Ecology 30.5 (May 1, 2016): 799-807. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Samson, DR, and Krystal, AD. "Shining evolutionary light on human sleep and sleep disorders." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2016.1 (January 2016): 227-243. (Review) Full Text

Vining, AQ, and Nunn, CL. "Evolutionary change in physiological phenotypes along the human lineage." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2016.1 (January 2016): 312-324. Full Text

Samson, DR, and Nunn, CL. "Sleep intensity and the evolution of human cognition." Evolutionary Anthropology 24.6 (November 2015): 225-237. Full Text