Susan C. Alberts

Susan C. Alberts

Chair of the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

External address: 
130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 660-7272


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Alberts, SC. "Thirteen Mhc-DQA1 alleles from two populations of baboons." Immunogenetics 49.9 (August 1999): 825-827.

Alberts, SC. "Paternal kin discrimination in wild baboons." Proc Biol Sci 266.1427 (July 22, 1999): 1501-1506. Full Text

Sapolsky, RM, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Hypercortisolism associated with social subordinance or social isolation among wild baboons." Archives of General Psychiatry 54.12 (1997): 1137-1143.

Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, Haines, SA, Dubach, J, Muruthi, P, Coote, T, Geffen, E, Cheesman, DJ, Mututua, RS, Saiyalel, SN, Wayne, RK, Lacy, RC, and Bruford, MW. "Behavior predicts genes structure in a wild primate group." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93.12 (June 1996): 5797-5801. Full Text

Alberts, SC, Altmann, J, and Wilson, ML. "Mate guarding constrains foraging activity of male baboons." Animal Behaviour 51.6 (1996): 1269-1277. Full Text

Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Preparation and activation: determinants of age at reproductive maturity in male baboons." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 36.6 (1995): 397-406. Full Text

Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Balancing costs and opportunities: Dispersal in male baboons." American Naturalist 145.2 (1995): 279-306. Full Text

Alberts, SC, and Ober, C. "Genetic variability in the major histocompatibility complex: A review of non-pathogen-mediated selective mechanisms." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 92.SUPPL. 17 (1993): 71-89.

Alberts, SC, Sapolsky, RM, and Altmann, J. "Behavioral, endocrine, and immunological correlates of immigration by an aggressive male into a natural primate group." Hormones and Behavior 26.2 (June 1992): 167-178. Full Text