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

Markham, A. Catherine, et al. “Optimal group size in a highly social mammal..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, no. 48, Dec. 2015, pp. 14882–87. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1517794112. Full Text

Franz, Mathias, and Susan C. Alberts. “Social network dynamics: the importance of distinguishing between heterogeneous and homogeneous changes..” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 69, no. 12, Dec. 2015, pp. 2059–69. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00265-015-2030-x. Full Text

Franz, Mathias, et al. “Self-organizing dominance hierarchies in a wild primate population..” Proceedings. Biological Sciences, vol. 282, no. 1814, Sept. 2015. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rspb.2015.1512. Full Text

Lea, Amanda J., et al. “Developmental constraints in a wild primate..” The American Naturalist, vol. 185, no. 6, June 2015, pp. 809–21. Epmc, doi:10.1086/681016. Full Text

Fitzpatrick, Courtney L., et al. “Exaggerated sexual swellings and male mate choice in primates: testing the reliable indicator hypothesis in the Amboseli baboons..” Animal Behaviour, vol. 104, June 2015, pp. 175–85. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.03.019. Full Text

Tung, Jenny, et al. “Social networks predict gut microbiome composition in wild baboons..” Elife, vol. 4, Mar. 2015. Epmc, doi:10.7554/eLife.05224. Full Text

Tung, Jenny, et al. “The genetic architecture of gene expression levels in wild baboons..” Elife, vol. 4, Feb. 2015. Epmc, doi:10.7554/eLife.04729. Full Text

Nunn, C. L., et al. “Linking Evolution, Ecology, and Health: TriCEM.” Bioscience, vol. 65, no. 8, Jan. 2015, pp. 748–49. Scopus, doi:10.1093/biosci/biv086. Full Text

Franz, Mathias, et al. “Knockouts of high-ranking males have limited impact on baboon social networks..” Current Zoology, vol. 61, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 107–13. Epmc, doi:10.1093/czoolo/61.1.107. Full Text

Galbany, Jordi, et al. “Canine length in wild male baboons: maturation, aging and social dominance rank..” Plos One, vol. 10, no. 5, Jan. 2015. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0126415. Full Text