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

Kutsukake, N, and Nunn, CL. "The causes and consequences of reproductive skew in male primates." (January 1, 2009): 165-195. (Chapter) Full Text

Nunn, CL, Lindenfors, P, Pursall, ER, and Rolff, J. "On sexual dimorphism in immune function." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 364.1513 (January 2009): 61-69. 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 (2009): e4609-. Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Rapid evolution of social learning." Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22.9 (2009): 1914-1922. Full Text

Clauss, M, Nunn, C, Fritz, J, and Hummel, J. "Evidence for a tradeoff between retention time and chewing efficiency in large mammalian herbivores." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 154.3 (2009): 376-382. Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Network-based diffusion analysis: A new method for detecting social learning." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276.1663 (2009): 1829-1836. Full Text

Jensen, SA, Mundry, R, Nunn, CL, Boesch, C, and Leendertz, FH. "Non-invasive body temperature measurement of wild chimpanzees using fecal temperature decline." Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45.2 (2009): 542-546.

Mundry, R, and Nunn, CL. "Stepwise model fitting and statistical inference: Turning noise into signal pollution." American Naturalist 173.1 (2009): 119-123. Full Text

Ostner, J, Nunn, CL, and Schülke, O. "Female reproductive synchrony predicts skewed paternity across primates." Behavioral Ecology 19.6 (November 26, 2008): 1150-1158. Full Text

Capellini, I, Nunn, CL, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, and Barton, RA. "Energetic constraints, not predation, influence the evolution of sleep patterning in mammals." Funct Ecol 22.5 (October 1, 2008): 847-853. Full Text