Charles L Nunn

Charles L Nunn

Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

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


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Duke University 1999

Nunn, C. L., and R. O. Deaner. “Patterns of participation and free riding in territorial conflicts among ringtailed lemurs (Lemur catta).” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 57, no. 1, Nov. 2004, pp. 50–61. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00265-004-0830-5. Full Text

Nunn, Charles L., et al. “Parasites and the evolutionary diversification of primate clades..” The American Naturalist, vol. 164 Suppl 5, Nov. 2004, pp. S90-103. Epmc, doi:10.1086/424608. Full Text

Vitone, N. D., et al. “Body size, diet and sociality influence the species richness of parasitic worms in anthropoid primates.” Evolutionary Ecology Research, vol. 6, no. 2, Feb. 2004, pp. 183–99.

Lindenfors, Patrik, et al. “Females drive primate social evolution..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 271 Suppl 3, Feb. 2004, pp. S101–03. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2003.0114. Full Text

Altizer, S., et al. “Social Organization and Parasite Risk in Mammals: Integrating Theory and Empirical Studies.” Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, vol. 34, Dec. 2003, pp. 517–47.

Nunn, Charles L., et al. “Comparative tests of parasite species richness in primates..” The American Naturalist, vol. 162, no. 5, Nov. 2003, pp. 597–614. Epmc, doi:10.1086/378721. Full Text

Nunn, C. L. “Behavioral defences against sexually transmitted diseases in primates.” Animal Behaviour, vol. 66, no. 1, July 2003, pp. 37–48. Scopus, doi:10.1006/anbe.2003.2130. Full Text

Nunn, Charles L., et al. “A comparative study of white blood cell counts and disease risk in carnivores..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 270, no. 1513, Feb. 2003, pp. 347–56. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rspb.2002.2249. Full Text

Wich, S. A., and C. L. Nunn. “Do male "long-distance calls" function in mate defense? A comparative study of long-distance calls in primates.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 52, no. 6, Nov. 2002, pp. 474–84. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00265-002-0541-8. Full Text

Zinner, Dietmar, et al. “Evolutionary biology: significance of primate sexual swellings..” Nature, vol. 420, no. 6912, Nov. 2002, pp. 142–43. Epmc, doi:10.1038/420142a. Full Text