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, CL, Arnold, C, Matthews, L, and Mulder, MB. "Simulating trait evolution for cross-cultural comparison." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 365.1559 (2010): 3807-3819. Full Text

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). 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

Jensen, SA, Mundry, R, Nunn, CL, Boesch, C, and Leendertz, FH. "Non-invasive body temperature measurement of wild chimpanzees using fecal temperature decline." Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45.2 (2009): 542-546.

Mundry, R, and Nunn, CL. "Stepwise model fitting and statistical inference: Turning noise into signal pollution." American Naturalist 173.1 (2009): 119-123. Full Text