Charles L Nunn
Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Current Research Interests

I use evolutionary approaches to understand and improve human and animal health.  My research group and I investigate the ecology and evolution of infectious disease, the drivers of variation in sleep, and the links between ecology, evolution and global health.  I address these questions using phylogenetic methods, mathematical modeling, and through fieldwork in Madagascar, Kenya and other locations.  I have published two books:  Infectious Diseases of Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution and The Comparative Approach in Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology.  

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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