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
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 of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285.1874 (March 2018). 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 (February 14, 2018). Full Text
McCabe, CM, and Nunn, CL. "Effective Network Size Predicted From Simulations of Pathogen Outbreaks Through Social Networks Provides a Novel Measure of Structure-Standardized Group Size." Frontiers in Veterinary Science 5 (January 2018): 71-null. Full Text
Schneider-Crease, I, Griffin, RH, Gomery, MA, Dorny, P, Noh, JC, Handali, S, Chastain, HM, Wilkins, PP, Nunn, CL, Snyder-Mackler, N, Beehner, JC, and Bergman, TJ. "Identifying wildlife reservoirs of neglected taeniid tapeworms: Non-invasive diagnosis of endemic Taenia serialis infection in a wild primate population." PLoS neglected tropical diseases 11.7 (July 13, 2017): e0005709-. Full Text
Samson, DR, Manus, MB, Krystal, AD, Fakir, E, Yu, JJ, and Nunn, CL. "Segmented sleep in a nonelectric, small-scale agricultural society in Madagascar." American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council 29.4 (July 2017). Full Text
Samson, DR, Crittenden, AN, Mabulla, IA, Mabulla, AZP, and Nunn, CL. "Chronotype variation drives night-time sentinel-like behaviour in hunter-gatherers." Proceedings. Biological Sciences 284.1858 (July 2017). Full Text
Bray, J, Samson, DR, and Nunn, CL. "Activity patterns in seven captive lemur species: Evidence of cathemerality in Varecia and Lemur catta?." American journal of primatology 79.6 (June 2017). Full Text
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.
Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Allometric slopes and independent contrasts: a comparative test of Kleiber's law in primate ranging patterns." 2000.