Charles L Nunn

Charles L Nunn

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Internal office address: 
90383, 106 Biological Sciences, Durham, NC 27708

Overview

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Selected Grants

One Health Innovation Fellowships for Zoonotic Disease Research in Mongolia awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2013 to 2019

Collaborative Research: The Role of Watering Holes in Concentrating Parasites in a Changing Climate awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019

2018 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute Workshop awarded by Burroughs Wellcome Fund (Principal Investigator). 2018

Mining the Gaps: Integrating Primate Comparative Biology and Human Evolution awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2018

TriCEM Showcase awarded by Burroughs Wellcome Fund (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018

Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) Showcase awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018

Impacts of Water Scarcity on the Behavior of Red-Fronted lemurs (Eulemur rufifrons) in Western awarded by Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017

Impacts of Water Scarcity on the Behavior of Red-fronted Lemurs (Eulemur rufifrons) in Western Madagascar awarded by Primate Conservation, Inc. (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017

Pages

McNamara, P, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. Evolution of sleep: Phylogenetic and functional perspectives. January 1, 2009. Full Text

Nunn, CL, and Zhu, L. "Phylogenetic prediction to identify “evolutionary singularities”." Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and their Application in Evolutionary Biology. January 1, 2014. 481-514. Full Text

McNamara, P, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Introduction." January 1, 2009. 1-11. Full Text

Capellini, I, Preston, BT, McNamara, P, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. "Ecological constraints on mammalian sleep architecture." Evolution of Sleep: Phylogenetic and Functional Perspectives. January 1, 2009. 12-23. Full Text

Nunn, CL, McNamara, P, Capellini, I, Preston, BT, and Barton, RA. "Primate sleep in phylogenetic perspective." Evolution of Sleep: Phylogenetic and Functional Perspectives. January 1, 2009. 123-144. Full Text

Nunn, CL, and Samson, DR. "Sleep in a comparative context: Investigating how human sleep differs from sleep in other primates." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 166.3 (July 2018): 601-612. Full Text

Samson, DR, Bray, J, and Nunn, CL. "The cost of deep sleep: Environmental influences on sleep regulation are greater for diurnal lemurs." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 166.3 (July 2018): 578-589. Full Text

Miller, IF, Schneider-Crease, I, Nunn, CL, and Muehlenbein, MP. "Estimating infection prevalence: Best practices and their theoretical underpinnings." Ecology and Evolution 8.13 (July 2018): 6738-6747. Full Text

Park, AW, Farrell, MJ, Schmidt, JP, Huang, S, Dallas, TA, Pappalardo, P, Drake, JM, Stephens, PR, Poulin, R, Nunn, CL, and Davies, TJ. "Characterizing the phylogenetic specialism-generalism spectrum of mammal parasites." Proceedings. Biological Sciences 285.1874 (March 2018). Full Text

Nunn, CL. "A roadmap for 'core concepts' in evolutionary medicine." Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health 2018.1 (January 12, 2018): 24-25. Full Text

Yu, JJ, Manus, MB, Mueller, O, Windsor, SC, Horvath, JE, and Nunn, CL. "Antibacterial soap use impacts skin microbial communities in rural Madagascar." Plos One 13.8 (January 2018): e0199899-null. Full Text

Dallas, TA, Han, BA, Nunn, CL, Park, AW, Stephens, PR, and Drake, JM. "Host traits associated with species roles in parasite sharing networks(Accepted)." Oikos (January 1, 2018). Full Text

Samson, DR, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "Does the moon influence sleep in small-scale societies?(Accepted)." Sleep Health (January 1, 2018). Full Text

Manus, MB, Bloomfield, GS, Leonard, AS, Guidera, LN, Samson, DR, and Nunn, CL. "High prevalence of hypertension in an agricultural village in Madagascar." Plos One 13.8 (January 2018): e0201616-null. Full Text

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