Susan C. Alberts

Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology

130 Science Drive, Rm 137, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338
(919) 660-7272


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago 1992

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1987

  • B.A., Reed College 1983

Markham, AC, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "When good neighbors don't need fences: Temporal landscape partitioning among baboon social groups (Submitted)." Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2012). (Academic Article)

Rodrigo, A, Alberts, S, Cranston, K, Kingsolver, J, Lapp, H, McClain, C, Smith, R, Vision, T, Weintraub, J, and Wiegmann, B. "Science incubators: synthesis centers and their role in the research ecosystem (Accepted)." PLoS Biology (2012). (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

Silk, JB, Alberts, SC, Altmann, J, Cheney, DL, and Seyfarth, RM. "Stability of partner choice among female baboons." Animal Behaviour 83, no. 6 (2012): 1511-1518. Full Text

Alberts, SC, and Fitzpatrick, CL. "Paternal care and the evolution of exaggerated sexual swellings in primates." Behavioral Ecology 23, no. 4 (2012): 699-706. Full Text

Tung, J, Akinyi, MY, Mutura, S, Altmann, J, Wray, GA, and Alberts, SC. "Allele-specific gene expression in a wild nonhuman primate population." Mol Ecol 20, no. 4 (February 2011): 725-739. Full Text

Markham, AC, Gesquiere, LR, Bellenger, JP, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "White Monkey Syndrome and presumptive copper deficiency in a wild primate population." American Journal of Primatology 73 (2011): 1-9. (Academic Article)

Markham, AC, Gesquiere, LR, Bellenger, J-P, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "White monkey syndrome and presumptive copper deficiency in wild savannah baboons." American Journal of Primatology 73, no. 11 (2011): 1160-1168. Full Text

Chiyo, PI, Archie, EA, Hollister-Smith, JA, Lee, PC, Poole, JH, Moss, CJ, and Alberts, SC. "Association patterns of African elephants in all-male groups: The role of age and genetic relatedness." Animal Behaviour 81, no. 6 (2011): 1093-1099. Full Text

Gesquiere, LR, Learn, NH, Simao, MCM, Onyango, PO, Alberts, SC, and Altmann, J. "Life at the top: Rank and stress in wild male baboons." Science 333, no. 6040 (2011): 357-360. Full Text

Galbany, J, Altmann, J, Pérez-Pérez, A, and Alberts, SC. "Age and individual foraging behavior predict tooth wear in Amboseli baboons." Am J Phys Anthropol 144, no. 1 (January 2011): 51-59. Full Text