Charles L Nunn

Charles L Nunn

Gosnell Family Professor in Global Health

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


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Nunn, C. L., et al. “Promiscuity and the primate immune system..” Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 290, no. 5494, Nov. 2000, pp. 1168–70. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.290.5494.1168. Full Text

Nunn, C. L., and M. E. Pereira. “Group histories and offspring sex ratios in ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta).” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 48, no. 1, June 2000, pp. 18–28. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s002650000206. Full Text

Nunn, C. L. “Maternal recognition of infant calls in ring-tailed lemurs..” Folia Primatologica; International Journal of Primatology, vol. 71, no. 3, May 2000, pp. 142–46. Epmc, doi:10.1159/000021742. Full Text

Deaner, R. O., et al. “Comparative tests of primate cognition: different scaling methods produce different results..” Brain, Behavior and Evolution, vol. 55, no. 1, Jan. 2000, pp. 44–52. Epmc, doi:10.1159/000006641. Full Text

Nunn, C. L. “The evolution of exaggerated sexual swellings in primates and the graded-signal hypothesis..” Animal Behaviour, vol. 58, no. 2, Aug. 1999, pp. 229–46. Epmc, doi:10.1006/anbe.1999.1159. Full Text

Nunn, C. L. “The number of males in primate social groups: A comparative test of the socioecological model.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 46, no. 1, June 1999, pp. 1–13. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s002650050586. Full Text

Deaner, R. O., and C. L. Nunn. “How quickly do brains catch up with bodies? A comparative method for detecting evolutionary lag..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 266, no. 1420, Apr. 1999, pp. 687–94. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rspb.1999.0690. Full Text

Nunn, C. L., and K. K. Smith. “Statistical analyses of developmental sequences: the craniofacial region in marsupial and placental mammals..” The American Naturalist, vol. 152, no. 1, July 1998, pp. 82–101. Epmc, doi:10.1086/286151. Full Text

Nunn, C. L. “A simulation test of Smith's "Degrees of freedom" correction for comparative studies..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 98, no. 3, Nov. 1995, pp. 355–67. Epmc, doi:10.1002/ajpa.1330980308. Full Text