Charles Nunn is Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Global Health at Duke University, and Director of the Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM). Prof. Nunn uses evolutionary approaches to understand and improve human and animal health. He and his research group investigate the ecology of infectious disease, the evolution of sleep, and the links between ecology, evolution and global health. Prof. Nunn investigates these topics using phylogenetic methods, mathematical modeling, and fieldwork in Madagascar, Kenya and other locations. He is the author of Infectious Diseases of Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution and The Comparative Approach in Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology.