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

Beehner, JC, Gesquiere, L, Seyfarth, RM, Cheney, DL, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Corrigendum to "Testosterone related to age and life-history stages in male baboons and geladas" [Horm. Behav. 56/4 (2009) 472-480]." Hormones and behavior 80 (April 2016): 149-. Full Text

Bronikowski, AM, Cords, M, Alberts, SC, Altmann, J, Brockman, DK, Fedigan, LM, Pusey, A, Stoinski, T, Strier, KB, and Morris, WF. "Female and male life tables for seven wild primate species." Scientific Data 3 (March 2016): 160006-null. Full Text

Markham, AC, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Haven for the night: sleeping site selection in a wild primate." Behavioral Ecology 27.1 (2016): 29-35. Full Text

Markham, AC, Gesquiere, LR, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Optimal group size in a highly social mammal." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112.48 (December 2015): 14882-14887. Full Text

Franz, M, and Alberts, SC. "Social network dynamics: the importance of distinguishing between heterogeneous and homogeneous changes." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69.12 (December 2015): 2059-2069. Full Text

Franz, M, McLean, E, Tung, J, Altmann, J, and Alberts, SC. "Self-organizing dominance hierarchies in a wild primate population." Proceedings. Biological sciences 282.1814 (September 2015). Full Text

Nunn, CL, Alberts, SC, McClain, CR, Meshnick, SR, Vision, TJ, Wiegmann, BM, and Rodrigo, AG. "Linking Evolution, Ecology, and Health: TriCEM." BioScience 65.8 (August 1, 2015): 748-749. Full Text

Lea, AJ, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, and Tung, J. "Developmental constraints in a wild primate." The American Naturalist 185.6 (June 2015): 809-821. Full Text

Tung, J, Barreiro, LB, Burns, MB, Grenier, J-C, Lynch, J, Grieneisen, LE, Altmann, J, Alberts, SC, Blekhman, R, and Archie, EA. "Social networks predict gut microbiome composition in wild baboons." Elife 4 (March 16, 2015). Full Text