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

Sapolsky, R. M., S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “Hypercortisolism associated with social subordinance or social isolation among wild baboons..” Archives of General Psychiatry 54, no. 12 (December 1997): 1137–43. Full Text

Alberts, S. C., J. Altmann, and M. L. Wilson. “Mate guarding constrains foraging activity of male baboons.” Animal Behaviour 51, no. 6 (June 1, 1996): 1269–77. Full Text

Altmann, J., S. C. Alberts, S. A. Haines, J. Dubach, P. Muruthi, T. Coote, E. Geffen, et al. “Behavior predicts genes structure in a wild primate group..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93, no. 12 (June 1996): 5797–5801. Full Text

Alberts, S. C., and J. Altmann. “Preparation and activation: determinants of age at reproductive maturity in male baboons.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 36, no. 6 (June 1, 1995): 397–406. Full Text

Alberts, S. C., and J. Altmann. “Balancing costs and opportunities: Dispersal in male baboons.” American Naturalist 145, no. 2 (January 1, 1995): 279–306. Full Text

Alberts, S. C., and C. Ober. “Genetic variability in the major histocompatibility complex: A review of non‐pathogen‐mediated selective mechanisms.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 36, no. 17 S (January 1, 1993): 71–89. Full Text

Alberts, S. C., R. M. Sapolsky, and J. Altmann. “Behavioral, endocrine, and immunological correlates of immigration by an aggressive male into a natural primate group..” Hormones and Behavior 26, no. 2 (June 1992): 167–78. Full Text

Altmann, J., S. Alberts, and R. M. Sapolsky. “Endocrine and developmental correlates of unilateral cryptorchidism in a wild baboon.” American Journal of Primatology 26, no. 4 (January 1, 1992): 309–14. Full Text

Altmann, J., and S. Alberts. “Body mass and growth rates in a wild primate population.” Oecologia 72, no. 1 (April 1, 1987): 15–20. Full Text