Evolutionary Anthropology and The Duke Global Health Institute
Selected Recent Publications
Kappeler, P.M. and C.L. Nunn, editors (2015)
Theme Issue: The Health-Sociality-Fitness Nexus.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences
McCabe, C., S. Reader, and C.L. Nunn (2015). Infectious disease,
behavioral flexibility, and the evolution of culture in primates.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20140862.
Samson, D.R. and C.L. Nunn (2015). Sleep intensity and the
evolution of human cognition. Evolutionary Anthropology 24:225-237.
MacLean, E.L., B. Hare, C.L. Nunn, and 53 others (2014).
The evolution of self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences USA 111: E2140-E2148.
Gomez, J.M., Nunn, C.L. and Verdu, M. (2013) Centrality in
primate-parasite networks reveals the potential for the
transmission of emerging infectious diseases to humans.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 119:7738-7741.
Cooper, N. and C.L. Nunn (2013). Identifying future zoonotic
disease threats: Where are the gaps in our understanding of
primate infectious diseases? Evolution, Medicine, and Public
Health 1:27-36. [pdf]
Young, H., R. Griffin, C. Wood, and C.L. Nunn (2013). Does
habitat disturbance increase infectious disease risk for primates?
Ecology Letters 16: 656-663. [pdf]
Cooper, N., R. Griffin, M. Franz, M. Omotayo, and C.L. Nunn
(2012). Phylogenetic host specificity and understanding parasite
sharing in primates. Ecology Letters 15:1370-1377. [pdf]
Rifkin, J., C.L. Nunn, L. Garamszegi (2012). Do animals living in
larger groups experience greater parasitism? A phylogenetic
meta-analysis. American Naturalist 180:70-82. [pdf]
Organ, C., C.L. Nunn, Z. Machanda, and R.W. Wrangham (2011). Phylogenetic rate shifts in feeding time and molar size during human evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108:14555-14559. [pdf]
The Comparative Approach in Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology
by Charles Nunn
University of Chicago Press, 2011
The Evolution of Sleep: Phylogenetic and Functional Perspectives
Edited by Patrick McNamara, Robert Barton, and Charles Nunn
Cambridge University Press, 2009
Diseases in Primates Behavior, Ecology and Evolution
by Charles Nunn
Oxford University Press