Charles L Nunn
Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology
One Health Innovation Fellowships for Zoonotic Disease Research in Mongolia awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2013 to 2019
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Drought, Dehydration, and Disease: Water as a Selective Pressure in the Evolution of Primate Behavior awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 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
A Cleanup for Survival: Effects of Tourist Waste Management on Gelada Monkey Health in the Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia awarded by Primate Conservation, Inc. (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 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
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
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
Miller, IF, Churchill, SE, and Nunn, CL. "Speeding in the slow lane: Phylogenetic comparative analyses reveal that not all human life history traits are exceptional(Accepted)." Journal of Human Evolution 130 (May 1, 2019): 36-44. Full Text
Kappeler, PM, Nunn, CL, Vining, AQ, and Goodman, SM. "Evolutionary dynamics of sexual size dimorphism in non-volant mammals following their independent colonization of Madagascar." Scientific Reports 9.1 (February 5, 2019): 1454-null. Full Text
Miller, IF, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. "Quantitative uniqueness of human brain evolution revealed through phylogenetic comparative analysis." Elife 8 (January 31, 2019). 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." Oikos 128.1 (January 1, 2019): 23-32. Full Text
Samson, DR, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "Does the moon influence sleep in small-scale societies?." Sleep Health 4.6 (December 2018): 509-514. Full Text
Kelly, CD, Stoehr, AM, Nunn, C, Smyth, KN, and Prokop, ZM. "Sexual dimorphism in immunity across animals: a meta-analysis." Ecology Letters 21.12 (December 2018): 1885-1894. (Review) 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
Miller, IF, Barton, RA, Churchill, S, and Nunn, CL. "Quantifying human uniqueness through phylogenetic comparative methods.": WILEY, March 1, 2018.
Amoroso, CR, and Nunn, CL. "Human parasitism in a comparative context: Are humans exceptionally parasitized?." April 2017.
McCabe, CM, Young, HS, Weinstein, SB, and Nunn, CL. "Unwelcome Guests: Human-rodent Commensalism and its Implications for Zoonotic Disease Transfer." April 2017.
Vining, AQ, and Nunn, CL. "A comparative analysis of evolutionary changes in human physiological traits." March 2016.
Trentadue, TP, Nunn, CL, and Schmitt, D. "Investigating musculoskeletal health and limb biomechanics in Mandena, Madagascar: A quantitative approach to understanding normal and pathological gait patterns." March 2016.
Samson, DR, Manus, M, and Nunn, CL. "Sleep duration, quality and timing in a non-electric population in Madagascar." March 2016.
Nunn, CL, and Samson, DR. "Shining Evolutionary Light on Human Sleep: Sleep Intensity and Human Cognition." March 2016.
Amoroso, CR, Smith, KCM, Frink, AG, and Nunn, CL. "Parasite risk influences the water preferences of lemurs." March 2016.
McCabe, CM, Jordan, F, and Nunn, CL. "MORE THAN JUST A NUMBERS GAME: POPULATIONS, NETWORKS, AND DISEASE DYNAMICS IN PRIMATES." November 2015.
Nunn, CL, Rifkin, JL, Garamszegi, LZ, and Collin, M. "Do parasites constrain group size? A phylogenetic comparative study and meta-analysis." 2012.