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

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

Capellini, I, Nunn, CL, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, and Barton, RA. "Energetic constraints, not predation, influence the evolution of sleep patterning in mammals." Funct Ecol 22.5 (October 1, 2008): 847-853. Full Text

Capellini, I, Barton, RA, McNamara, P, Preston, BT, and Nunn, CL. "Phylogenetic analysis of the ecology and evolution of mammalian sleep." Evolution 62.7 (July 2008): 1764-1776. Full Text

Nunn, CL, Thrall, PH, Stewart, K, and Harcourt, AH. "Emerging infectious diseases and animal social systems." Evolutionary Ecology 22.4 (2008): 519-543. Full Text

Thierry, B, Aureli, F, Nunn, CL, Petit, O, Abegg, C, and Waal, FBMD. "A comparative study of conflict resolution in macaques: insights into the nature of trait covariation." Animal Behaviour 75.3 (2008): 847-860. Full Text

Clauss, M, Streich, WJ, Nunn, CL, Ortmann, S, Hohmann, G, Schwarm, A, and Hummel, J. "The influence of natural diet composition, food intake level, and body size on ingesta passage in primates." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology 150.3 (2008): 274-281. Full Text

Gillespie, TR, Nunn, CL, and Leendertz, FH. "Integrative approaches to the study of primate infectious disease: implications for biodiversity conservation and global health." American journal of physical anthropology Suppl 47 (2008): 53-69. Full Text

Ostner, J, Nunn, CL, and Schülke, O. "Female reproductive synchrony predicts skewed paternity across primates." Behavioral Ecology 19.6 (2008): 1150-1158. Full Text

Acerbi, A, McNamara, P, and Nunn, CL. "To sleep or not to sleep: The ecology of sleep in artificial organisms." BMC Ecology 8 (2008). Full Text