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

Arnold, C, and Nunn, CL. "Phylogenetic targeting of research effort in evolutionary biology." American Naturalist 176.5 (2010): 601-612. Full Text

Arnold, C, Matthews, LJ, and Nunn, CL. "The 10kTrees website: A new online resource for primate phylogeny." Evolutionary Anthropology 19.3 (2010): 114-118. Full Text

Capellini, I, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, Nunn, CL, and Barton, RA. "Does sleep play a role in memory consolidation? A comparative test." PLoS ONE 4.2 (February 25, 2009). Full Text

Preston, BT, Capellini, I, McNamara, P, Barton, RA, and Nunn, CL. "Parasite resistance and the adaptive significance of sleep." Bmc Evolutionary Biology 9 (January 9, 2009): 7-null. Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Rapid evolution of social learning." Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22.9 (2009): 1914-1922. Full Text

Clauss, M, Nunn, C, Fritz, J, and Hummel, J. "Evidence for a tradeoff between retention time and chewing efficiency in large mammalian herbivores." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 154.3 (2009): 376-382. Full Text

Junglen, S, Kurth, A, Kuehl, H, Quan, PL, Ellerbrok, H, Pauli, G, Nitsche, A, Nunn, C, Rich, SM, Lipkin, WI, Briese, T, and Leendertz, FH. "Examining landscape factors influencing relative distribution of mosquito genera and frequency of virus infection." EcoHealth 6.2 (2009): 239-249. Full Text

Franz, M, and Nunn, CL. "Network-based diffusion analysis: A new method for detecting social learning." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276.1663 (2009): 1829-1836. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Bartz, K, Dasgupta, T, and Boesch, C. "Do transmission mechanisms or social systems drive cultural dynamics in socially structured populations?." Animal Behaviour 77.6 (2009): 1515-1524. Full Text