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

Tung, J., M. Y. Akinyi, S. Mutura, J. Altmann, G. A. Wray, and S. C. Alberts. “Allele-specific gene expression in a wild nonhuman primate population..” Molecular Ecology 20, no. 4 (February 2011): 725–39. Full Text

Chiyo, P. I., E. A. Archie, J. A. Hollister Smith, P. C. Lee, J. H. Poole, C. J. Moss, and S. C. Alberts. “Association patterns of male African elephants: the role of age and genetic relatedness.” Animal Behaviour 81 (2011): 1093–99.

Gesquiere, L. R., N. H. Learn, M. C. M. Simao, P. O. Onyango, S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “Life at the top: energetic and psychological stress in wild male primates.” Science 333 (2011): 357–60.

Markham, A. C., L. R. Gesquiere, J. P. Bellenger, S. C. Alberts, and J. Altmann. “White Monkey Syndrome and presumptive copper deficiency in a wild primate population.” American Journal of Primatology 73 (2011): 1–9.

Galbany, Jordi, Jeanne Altmann, Alejandro Pérez-Pérez, and Susan C. Alberts. “Age and individual foraging behavior predict tooth wear in Amboseli baboons..” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144, no. 1 (January 2011): 51–59. Full Text

Morris, William F., Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Marina Cords, Linda M. Fedigan, Anne E. Pusey, Tara S. Stoinski, Anne M. Bronikowski, Susan C. Alberts, and Karen B. Strier. “Low demographic variability in wild primate populations: fitness impacts of variation, covariation, and serial correlation in vital rates..” The American Naturalist 177, no. 1 (January 2011): E14–28. Full Text Open Access Copy

Altmann, Jeanne, Laurence Gesquiere, Jordi Galbany, Patrick O. Onyango, and Susan C. Alberts. “Life history context of reproductive aging in a wild primate model..” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1204 (August 2010): 127–38. Full Text

Tung, Jenny, Susan C. Alberts, and Gregory A. Wray. “Evolutionary genetics in wild primates: combining genetic approaches with field studies of natural populations..” Trends in Genetics : Tig 26, no. 8 (August 2010): 353–62. Full Text

Alberts, Susan C. “Primatology: "a faithful friend is the medicine of life"..” Current Biology : Cb 20, no. 15 (August 2010): R632–34. Full Text

Strier, Karen B., Jeanne Altmann, Diane K. Brockman, Anne M. Bronikowski, Marina Cords, Linda M. Fedigan, Hilmar Lapp, et al. “The Primate Life History Database: A unique shared ecological data resource..” Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1, no. 2 (June 2010): 199–211. Full Text